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  1. Mhd shaher's Avatar
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    #1

    is it furure or present continue?

    Hi..
    is this sentence future or present continue and why?:

    his box is getting burned..

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    #2

    Re: is it furure or present continue?

    **Neither a teacher nor a native speaker.**

    Hi,
    I believe it's not future.
    Future would be:
    His box will get burned.

    Cheers!

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    #3

    Re: is it furure or present continue?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mhd shaher View Post
    Hi..
    is this sentence future or present continue and why?:

    His box is getting burned.
    It's the present continuous tense, even if the meaning is future, as in: "His box is getting burned tomorrow. He won't be happy about that!"

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