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Present Continuous (ADVANCED)

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PART 2
We use Present Continuous for the following purposes:
  1. To describe an action that takes place at the moment of speaking.
  2. To describe an action that takes place at a period of time (to stress that it is not a usual situation and in  general things are differnt).
  3. To describe our negative attitude towards an action.
  4. To describe future plans.
  5. To describe graphs (as the action is in process).

  1. They (dislike)  talking about it.
  2. They (never help)  me and I am sad about it.
  3. I (mean)  what I say, do you hear me?
  4.  he (come)  with us tonight?
  5. Children (love)  kittens.
  6. Why  you (not/do)  your homework?
  7. She (always/come)  to class late.
  8. Your work (check)  right now.
  9. We (have)  a party next Sunday.
  10. The shirt (fit)  you perfectly.
  11. The number of applicants (increase)  throughout the whole period.

  1. I  (not see)  Peter tonight.
  2. She (realize)  everything quite clearly.
  3. We (believe)  this situation is temporary.
  4. You (always lose)  your cellular phones.
  5. I (not read)  any books right now. 
  6. They really (hate)  staying on their own.
  7. He (hear)  strange noises now and then.
  8. We can see that the amount of waste (reduce)  gradually.
  9.  he (walk)  or (run)  ?
  10. I (imagine)  my vacation on the beach.  
  11. She (never tell)  the truth and it is annoying.
  12.  you (listen)  to music or can I turn it off?
  13. I (write)  this exercise.

  1. The situation (depend)  on our decision.
  2. Our washing machine (repair)  right now.
  3. I (not/like)  them because they (always complain)  about everything.
  4. She (visit)  her cousin next month.
  5. It (always/impress)  me greatly.
  6. The process (stabilize)   steadily.
  7. They (always/get) up early in the morning and they like it.
  8. She is a misery guts! She (constantly complaining)  about the weather.
  9. The price (include)  service.
  10. The representatives (involve)  us into this project.
  11. What  you  (do)  here?
  12. The TV (always break) .
  13. They (owe)  us a fortune.