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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

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

Question 2

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

Question 3

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

Question 4

What ... about my idea?

Question 5

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

Question 6

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

Question 7

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

Question 8

This pole ... 2 metres.

Question 9

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

Question 10

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

Question 11

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

Question 12

Today's breakfast ... milk and cornflakes.

Question 13

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

Question 14

I ... if she'll come.

Question 15

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