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    When asking about one's work

    Good afternoon.
    I know that when ask one about her / his place of work we say:

    Where does he work?

    Once I found someone wrote on one resource we can use Present Continuous as it's ongoing process and this person might retire for example tomorrow even he has been workong for 10 years now. Is it correct to think so?

    Note: I am not a native speaker)

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    Re: When asking about one's work

    Yes, you can ask "Where is he working now?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: When asking about one's work

    Quote Originally Posted by Anthony Voronkov View Post
    Good afternoon.
    I know that when we ask someone about her/his place of work we say:

    Where does he work?
    No, we would normally ask, "Where do you work?"

    Quote Originally Posted by Anthony Voronkov View Post
    Once I found However, someone wrote on one resource a forum that we can use the present continuous as it's about an ongoing process and this person might retire, for example, tomorrow even if he has been working for 10 years now. Is it correct to think so?

    Note: I am not a native speaker.
    I'm not sure I understand your question, but I hope the above post by emsr2d2 answers it.

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    Re: When asking about one's work

    I missed the aspect that teechar commented on. By saying "When we ask someone about his/her job ...", you indicate that you are talking to that person direct. If that's the case, as teechar said, you would say "Where do you work?" You would only ask "Where does he work?" if you were asking someone about the working location of a third person.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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