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Hello

Can you help to solve these questions?



Choose the correct alternative. In some cases, both or neither are correct.

a- 'what's wrong?' 'I've been hurting / I've hurt my arm.'

b- I've been coming / I've come to this beach for years.

c- You seem out of breath. Have you been running / Have you run ?

d- I've been bought / I've been buying this new scooter.

Do you like it?

e- We've finished / We've been finishing our homework.

Can we go out now?

f- We'll be watching / We'll watch the game at home.

Would you like to join us?

g- I've been trying / I've tired to phone you all morning.

h- The Australian swimmer has been winning / has won the gold medal twice before.

Thanks
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«I've been hurting / I've hurt my arm.»

You don't need a continous tense to express a short action, the duration thereof you don't want to emphasize.

«I've been trying / I've tired to phone you all morning.»

Here you probably want to emphasize the duration, so use continous.

And try to do the others yourself.
I tried to solve them

a- the wrong is "I've been hurting".

b- I've been coming.

c- Have you run?

d- I've been buying.

e- We've finished.

f- Both are correct.

g- I've been trying.

h- has won.

Are they all correct?
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Hi,

OK except for -

c. Have you been running?

d- I've bought this new scooter.

f- We'll be watching / We'll watch the game at home. Both are OK

Would you like to join us?

g- I've been trying / I've tried to phone you all morning. First is better, second is not wrong.

h- The Australian swimmer has won the gold medal twice before.

Best wishes, Clive
in question "d", there is no choice named "I've bought".

Theres are just "I've been bought" and "I've been buying".
Hi,

d- I've been bought / I've been buying this new scooter.

Do you like it?

in question "d", there is no choice named "I've bought".

Theres are just "I've been bought" and "I've been buying".

Yes, but you can't say 'I've been bought a scooter' here, it's ungrammatical unless you mean 'someone has purchased this scooter for me'. Perhaps it's a typo for 'I've bought a scooter', which would be the normal English here. 'I've been buying a scooter' is a very poor second choice.

Best wishes again, Clive
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