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