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Simple present vs. present progressive

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Put in the right tenses:

1. Where are you? I'm upstairs. I (to have) a bath.
2. I (to have) something to say to you.
3. The Nile (to flow) into the Mediterranean.
4. The TV-cook explains: I (to take) 3 eggs and (to break) them into the pan.
5. There (to go) George.
6. He always (to annoy) his mother.
7. He (to drink) an awful lot these days.
8. I (to go) to the sauna every week.
9. Don't call on me at 6 o'clock. I (to have) dinner.
10. Human knowledge always (to progress).


There is one mistake in each of the following sentences.

1. Honesty is being the best policy.
2. What on earth are you doing? I try to play the violin.
3. Where are you living? I live in London at the moment.
4. Whenever I visit him he mows the lawn.
5. I am believing we have met already.
6. Every day I am going to the university.
7. There's coming Margaret.
8. Isn't it awful! He always stays away from work these days.


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