Question 26: Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions. Question 5. The historical building seems to have been ______ construction for quite some time.
Knowledge of verb tenses
*Based on the context of the sentence, the verbs are all conjugated in the simple past to express an action that took place and completely ended in the past, which is no longer related to the present, so class B, D.
* The sign “for five straight hours” shows that the action took place and lasted continuously for a certain period of time in the past, in order to emphasize the course of the action, we divide the past perfect continuous .
Jane’s eyes were hot red and her shoulders hurt too. She was sitting in front of the computer for 5 hours straight. Finally, she took a break.
Other structures to note:
Take a break (coll): take a break, relax