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

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

Question 2

What ... about my idea?

Question 3

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

Question 4

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

Question 5

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

Question 6

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

Question 7

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

Question 8

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

Question 9

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

Question 10

Today's breakfast ... milk and cornflakes.

Question 11

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

Question 12

I ... if she'll come.

Question 13

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

Question 14

This pole ... 2 metres.

Question 15

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