Present Continuous Negative Exercise 2

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 the negative form of this tense.

You can find the exercise below:

Present Continuous Negative Exercise 2

Complete these sentences by filling in the correct negative form of the verb in the present continuous.
1.
My father (not, to read) the newspaper right now.
2.
They (not, to cook) dinner.
3.
I (not, to drink) beer because it is way too early.
4.
He (not, to try) to be nice.
5.
You (not, to listen) to me.
6.
I (not, to call) my girlfriend right now.
7.
We (not, to talk) to each other at the moment.
8.
He (not, to look) in the right places.
9.
My phone (not, to update) right now because I need to be available.
10.
He (not, to count) his money.

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