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    Doesn't work or Isn't working ?

    Please help me to make the right choice in this sentence: He doesn't work / isn't working today because it's Sunday.
    Are they both correct?

    Thank you.

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    Re: Doesn't work or Isn't working ?

    Quote Originally Posted by chutanphat View Post
    Please help me to make the right choice in this sentence: He doesn't work / isn't working today because it's Sunday.
    Are they both correct?

    Thank you.
    He isn't working today because it's Sunday.
    He doesn't work on Sundays.

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    Re: Doesn't work or Isn't working ?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    He isn't working today because it's Sunday.
    He doesn't work on Sundays.
    Thank you. But can you tell me something more about the usage of the continuous in the first sentence?

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    Re: Doesn't work or Isn't working ?

    NOT A TEACHER


    AT A RESTAURANT


    Joe: Where is Mona, my favorite server (waitress)? I don't see her working.

    Manager: She isn't working here today.

    Joe: Why isn't she working here today?

    Manager: Because it's Sunday. She doesn't work here on Sundays.

    Joe: I didn't know that. Well, in that case, I am leaving.

    Manager: Don't tell the owner that I told you, but Mona is working today at

    that restaurant across the street.

    Joe: Really?

    Manager: Yeah. She works there on Sundays because the owner of that restaurant pays her more.

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