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