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    #1

    doesn't do/isn't doing anything all day long

    Which tense should be used here - simple or progressive?
    He is always so lazy. He doesn't do/isn't doing anything all day long.
    Last edited by englishhobby; 22-Aug-2014 at 21:18.
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #2

    Re: doesn't do/isn't doing anything all; day long

    He doesn't do anything...

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    #3

    Re: doesn't do/isn't doing anything all; day long

    And if this fact irritates you, can you use the progressive tense?
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    Re: doesn't do/isn't doing anything all; day long

    Quote Originally Posted by englishhobby View Post
    And if this fact irritates you, can you use the progressive tense?
    No.

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