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

This pole ... 2 metres.

Question 2

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

Question 3

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

Question 4

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

Question 5

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

Question 6

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

Question 7

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

Question 8

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

Question 9

Today's breakfast ... milk and cornflakes.

Question 10

What ... about my idea?

Question 11

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

Question 12

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

Question 13

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

Question 14

I ... if she'll come.

Question 15

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