Present Continuous Mixed Exercise 5

The present continuous (or present progressive) is a tense in English to talk about things in the present when you want to stress the duration of an action. You can also use this tense to talk about long actions or when the action is going on.

On this page, you have an exercise about forming positive sentences, negative sentences, and questions in the present continuous.

You can find the exercise below:

Present Continuous Mixed Exercise 5

Complete these sentences by filling in the correct form of the verb in the present continuous.
He (to describe) the attacker as best as he can.
(he, to do) the dishes right now? No, he (to take) a nap.
I (to listen) to the sounds of nature while I (to read) a good book.
Look! That man (to bend) a metal pipe with his bare hands.
We fell in the lake so our clothes (to dry) in front of the fire.
(you, to take) your vitamins? You don't look that healthy.
They (to buy) a new car right now.
She (to play) the flute and she (to do) a great job!
They (to paint) a masterpiece together.
My colleague (not, to work) because he (to smoke) outside.

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