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