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    #21

    Re: Present Simple or Progressive?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    You're right, Carmenn, we do use the present progressive for future arrangements.
    And we also use present continuous with the adverb "always" when we talk about an annoying situation:
    She is always making noise at night.

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    #22

    Re: Present Simple or Progressive?

    Indeed we can. And we can also use it for things in progress but not necessarily happening at the moment:
    What are you reading at the moment?
    How are things going at work?


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    #23

    Re: Present Simple or Progressive?

    Read this topic to understand: RapidSteps


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    #24

    Lightbulb Re: Present Simple or Progressive?

    thank you

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    #25

    Re: Present Simple or Progressive?

    i think the first choice is good ^^
    best wishes


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    #26

    Re: Present Simple or Progressive?

    hi , i click on - do you like - and after i do it i see the beggist answer as i do

    nice to get a forum like thes .


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    #27

    Re: Present Simple or Progressive?

    we don't say i liking .. i like
    the second one is okay
    we mustn't use ing with (like ) because its gives for feeling


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    #28

    Re: Present Simple or Progressive?

    Do you like ...... ?

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