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    Question Simple or Continuous? or something alse?

    My task was to supply the correct tenses.



    Correct me if I'm wrong, please. The "suspicious" in my opinion cases I wrote in bold

    Jack Smith is being on holiday now. He stays at home for his holiday, but he does a lot of interesting things. A few minutes ago he met John Stanton who was on holiday too.



    John: How are you enjoying your holiday, Jack?
    Jack: Im having a good time,John.
    I stay at home. I have got a car and it is a pleasure to go to different places.



    I'm not sure about words in bold. May be they must be in Continuous?

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    Re: Simple or Continuous? or something alse?

    Quote Originally Posted by marin123 View Post
    My task was to supply the correct tenses.


    Correct me if I'm wrong, please. The "suspicious" in my opinion cases I wrote in bold

    Jack Smith is being on holiday now. He stays at home for his holiday, but he does a lot of interesting things. A few minutes ago he met John Stanton who was on holiday too.



    John: How are you enjoying your holiday, Jack?
    Jack: Im having a good time,John.
    I stay at home. I have got a car and it is a pleasure to go to different places.



    I'm not sure about words in bold. May be they must be in Continuous?
    The ones I have marked in red are wrong.

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    Re: Simple or Continuous? or something alse?

    so, here continuous form should be used. Am I right?

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    Re: Simple or Continuous? or something alse?

    Your final version would look like this:

    Jack Smith is on holiday now. He is staying at home for his holiday, but he is doing a lot of interesting things. A few minutes ago he met John Stanton who is on holiday too.

    John: How are you enjoying your holiday, Jack?
    Jack: Im having a good time,John. I'm staying at home. I've got a car and it's a pleasure to go to different places.

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    Re: Simple or Continuous? or something alse?

    Thank you so much. You perfectly dispelled my uncertainty about this question. :)))))

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    Re: Simple or Continuous? or something alse?

    You can also say:

    It's been a pleasure going to different places.

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    Thank you :)))) I didn't even think of this to be a mistake :))))

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