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They have been here for two hours. Please explain with some examples and their exact meanings why 'been' is used in the above sentence?

April 04, 2017
Ashutosh Kumar
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if a work that has started in the past and has not finished yet or it is still in progress, we use "been" in such sentences. e.g- we have been playing cricket for two hours. they have been fighting for a very tiny thing since morning.
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They have been here for two hours. Please explain with some examples and their exact meanings why 'been' is used in the above sentence?
if a work that has started in the past and has not finished yet or it is still in progress, we use "been" in such sentences. e.g- we have been playing cricket for two hours. they have been fighting for a very tiny thing since morning.

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