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