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    verb"notice"

    Dear teacher,
    As I do english exercise,I do not understand the answer key.Can you please help me?
    "hey,look where you are going."
    "Oh, I am terribly sorry_____ "
    A I am noticing
    B I was not noticing
    C I have not noticed
    D I do not notice
    The answer is "B" but I do not understand why we do not choose D.My friends said that "notice" is never in present progressive tense.Is it right?

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    Re: verb"notice"

    "Hey! Look where you are going."
    "Oh, I am terribly sorry_____ "
    A I am noticing
    B I was not noticing
    C I have not noticed
    D I do not notice

    Try,

    • Oh, I'm terribly sorry. I wasn't looking (where I was going).
    • Oh, I'm terribly sorry. I didn't notice you there.

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    Re: verb"notice"

    Also:
    I'm sorry. I didn't see you.
    I'm sorry. I wasn't watching where I was going.

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