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    Question Choose the correct answer

    I am at the fish market now. These fish ____ 10 kilos.

    (A) weighing
    (B) weighs
    (C) is wieghing
    (D) was weighing


    I chose (B) although there is not helping verb (are)

    However, I feel that the question (taken from a book) was formed incorrectly. As far as I know, the verb "weigh" can either be stative or dynamic. Here, it a dynamic verb. Thus, the sentence should read:

    I am at the fish market now. These fish weigh 10 kilos. (Stative)

    Would you shed light on this?

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    Re: Choose the correct answer

    It's a typo(graphical error).

    • I am at the fish market now. These fish ____ 10 kilos.


    (A) weighing <not a verb>
    (B) weighs <these fish is plural>
    (C) is weighing <these fish is plural>
    (D) was weighing <these fish is plural>

    Correction
    (B) weigh

    These fish weigh 10 kilos.

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    Re: Choose the correct answer

    Thanks a lot

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