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