(something) has been (adjective)

Use "has been___" or "have been ___" when you're describing a situation that started at some time in the past and is still continuing now:

Sales have been pretty good.

It's especially common to use "has been ___" with "this week", "today", "this year", or other phrases that indicate the current time period:

I've been worried about this all day.

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