Present continuous | 1
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Please, answer the following questions, either after makin the assignment or before.
What does this tense look like?
How do you recognize it in the sentence?
When do you use it?
- You shouldn’t bother me when I ___ a shower. (to take)
- It ___ colder, can you feel that? (to get)
- He ___ very hard now because he can’t do the year again. (to work)
- She ___ all her friends to invite them to her party. (to call)
- They ___ excuses, you know? (always + to make)
- This year the vegetables in our garden ___ quite well. (to grow)
- She can’t come now because she ___ her room. (to clean)
- He ___ in Germany but he’ll come back. (to work)
- The press are responsible for the fact that Doe Maar ___ such a grand comeback. (to make)
- In August we ___ a holiday. (to take)
- My mother ___ about my loud music. (always + to complain)
- I ___ you are right, but I am not sure. (to hope)
- Don’t disturb him, he ___ TV. (to watch)
- She ___ ready as we speak, just wait for a bit. (to get)
- I ___ medication but it ___ any better. (to take / NOT + to get)
- The Dutch climate ___ hotter. (to get)
- My teacher ___ much slower than usual. (to speak)
- I ___ my parents to tell them I’ve landed safely. (to call)