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    Default can we use present continuous tense in the following context?

    He admits that he is not following instructions.

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    Default Re: can we use present continuous tense in the following context?

    Yes, it's not incorrect, though "doesn't follow" might be better.

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    Default Re: can we use present continuous tense in the following context?

    Quote Originally Posted by nathesh2011 View Post
    He admits that he is not following instructions.
    It's fine. It means that right now, at this moment, he is not following instructions.
    If not following instructions is a regular habit of his, you could say "He admits that he doesn't follow instructions".

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