Category: English tenses

Present simple or present continuous?

Put each verb in brackets into the present simple or the present continuous.

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Please use short forms e.g. haven't instead of have not in negative statements and use long forms in positive statements e.g. I am instead of I'm.

1. 5 $ for a beer?! (you kid) me?2. I (visit) my doctor at 6 p.m.3. I (not understand) exactly what you're talking about.4. I (think) Jack is a good friend.5. She (fly) to London now.6. Why have you said something like that? He (surely not like) you now.7. Look at her. She (get) more and more ugly.8. Whereas all the other countries (develop) very fast, we still can't do any progress.9. She is usually a very polite kid. I don't know why she (be) so rude now.10. Oh, look at him. He (die).11. There (be) a lot of expensive shops here.12. I (think) about your proposal, but I haven't decided yet.13. Sometimes she (act) as if she were a little girl.14. This dinner (smell) really good.15. I didn't like football some years ago, but now I (love) every team game.