Now write one sentence to say for how long something has been happening.

a) It”s 4:00 p.m. The dishwasher is leaking. It started leaking early this morning. The dishwasher ......... since early this morning.

.......... for several hours.

b) It”s 10:00. The engineer is repairing the TV. He started repairing it at 9:00. The engineer .......

c) It”s 12:00. The boys are waiting for their clock to be repaired. They came into the shop at 11:30. The boys .........

d) It”s 3:20 p.m. The TV is flashing on and off. It started doing that ten minutes ago. The TV ...........

e) It”s 5:00 p.m. The video is recording a film. It started recording at 4:30. The video .....


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a) -
b) It”s 10:00. The engineer is repairing the TV. He started repairing it at 9:00. The engineer has been repairing the TV for one hour.
                                                   since 9:00 o'clock.

c) It”s 12:00. The boys are waiting for their clock to be repaired. They came into the shop at 11:30. The boys have been waiting for 30 minutes.
                                                       since 11:30 o'clock.

d) It”s 3:20 p.m. The TV is flashing on and off. It started doing that ten minutes ago. The TV has been started flashing on and off since 3:10 pm.
                                                          for ten minutes.

e) It”s 5:00 p.m. The video is recording a film. It started recording at 4:30. The video has been recording since 4:30.
                       for 30 minutes