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Reading instead read #1 (permalink) Mon Dec 26, 2005 12:21 pm   Reading instead read
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #91 "Tenses (2)", question 6

I've just been ......... here that man has been released.

(a) reads
(b) reading
(c) read
(d) have read

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #91 "Tenses (2)", answer 6

I've just been reading here that man has been released.

Correct answer: (b) reading

Your answer was: incorrect
I've just been read here that man has been released.
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Can you explain me why we use reading instead read
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Reading instead read #2 (permalink) Mon Dec 26, 2005 13:51 pm   Reading instead read
 

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The verb form here, present perfect continous, requires the present participle: I have been reading.
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