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Perfect Progressive Tense - Glossary of Terms

Perfect Progressive Tense

Two perfect progressive tenses (future and past) describe "on-going" actions that have come to an end.  The present perfect progressive tense, on the other hand, describes an action that started in the past and continues into the future.


The past perfect progressive tense: I had been going
The present prefect progressive tense: I have been going
The future perfect progressive tense: I will have been going

They are said to be in the perfect progressive aspect.
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