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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. Can you help me? Sorry, I (have) no time at the moment.2. I usually (do) my homework in the evening.3. Where is Bob? He (have) a shower now.4. My mother (not understand) my needs.5. Look at that girl! She (look) amazing.6. He (go) to the cinema every Friday.7. The dinner (smell) beautiful.8. You (always make) the same mistakes!9. Can you give my present to John? Sure, I (see) him tonight.10. I never (watch) tv after midnight.11. Every time I meet her I (feel) happy.12. Now I know what she (want).13. I (look) for a job now.14. Can I take your camera? Sure, I (not use) it now.15. I (think) it's a good idea.