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    tense question

    Jake ---- to get fit for the athletics competition next month.

    A) tries
    B) is trying
    C) tried
    D) has tried

    Is only B correct here?

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    Re: tense question

    Quote Originally Posted by Trex View Post
    Jake ---- to get fit for the athletics competition next month.

    A) tries
    B) is trying
    C) tried
    D) has tried

    Is only B correct here?
    B is the best answer, the one that fits without any added context. So it is the correct choice.

    But there are contexts in which the other choices would fit. Can you think of some of those contexts?

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