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I’ve learned to use present perfect continuous for an action that began in past and is still continuing and past perfect continuous for an action that began in past and ended in past too before something else happened. So my question is that how precise one would have to be if he were to use it in sentences:

  1. I’ve been waiting to drive the car since morning, I’m glad I’m driving it now
  2. I’ve not been watching since morning, I’ve just switched it on
  3. I had not been studying since morning, got back on it an hour ago/few minutes back.”

So the usage is correct here.?

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I’ve been waiting to drive the car since morning, I’m glad I’m driving it now

If you are driving it now, then the waiting ended in the past. Therefore "I’d been waiting to drive the car since morning, I’m glad I’m driving it now"

I’ve not been watching since morning, I’ve just switched it on

If you have just switched it on, a split second ago, then it's on the cusp of saying either "I had not been watching" or "I have not been watching".

I had not been studying since morning, got back on it an hour ago/few minutes back.

Ok

So the usage is correct here.?

Should be: So is the usage correct here?

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