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. If you want to know more, go to this page. On that page, you have a complete overview of when to use this tense, how to form it and you also have some examples.

On this page, you have an exercise about forming this tense.

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.
1.
He (to describe) the attacker as best as he can.
2.
(he, to do) the dishes right now? No, he (to take) a nap.
3.
I (to listen) to the sounds of nature while I (to read) a good book.
4.
Look! That man (to bend) a metal pipe with his bare hands.
5.
We fell in the lake so our clothes (to dry) in front of the fire.
6.
(you, to take) your vitamins? You (not, to look) that healthy.
7.
They (to buy) a new car right now.
8.
She (to play) the flute and she (to do) a great job!
9.
They (to paint) a masterpiece together.
10.
My colleague (not, to work) because he (to smoke) outside.

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