Category: English tenses

Present simple or present continuous?

Read the questions below and decide which answer best fits each space.

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Question 1

I've broken up with Jack and that's why I ... so depressed. Oh, I ...

Question 2

Don't disturb me. I ... the area of my room.

Question 3

Will you join us, John? We ... a delcious meal. Sorry, but I ... meat.

Question 4

The sound of rain ... me to fall asleep.

Question 5

What ... about my idea?

Question 6

Your story ... likely. I ... you.

Question 7

Shut up, will you? You ... me mad.

Question 8

Have you heard? John ... about moving abroad.

Question 9

I ... if she'll come.

Question 10

The bathroom scales ... that I ... 80 kg.

Question 11

This pole ... 2 metres.

Question 12

The castle I ... you is the oldest one in this part of the country.

Question 13

What's wrong with her today? She ... so arrogant.

Question 14

Today's breakfast ... milk and cornflakes.

Question 15

He ... giving uop his job. It would be a pity to lose such a good employee.