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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. John is never glad. He (always complain).2. She wants to work in London, so she (learn) English very diligently.3. Come on Mike. Everybody (wait) for you.4. Until I find a better flat, I (live) here.5. Tom, you haven't done your homework again. You (always forget) about it!6. He (always do) shopping after work.7. Kate (live) in Warsaw, like her all family.8. I (get) hungry. Let's go to McDonald's.9. Every time I (see) you I feel wonderful.10. So, you're looking for a room. I (recommend) you this one.11. This problem must be solved. I (agree).12. What (you usually do) at weekends?13. Most days she (finish) school at 5.14. We usually go to school by car, but today we (walk) on foot.15. It's a difficult situation. What (you suggest)?