is it furure or present continue?

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Mhd shaher

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Hi..
is this sentence future or present continue and why?:

his box is getting burned..
 

Nightmare85

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Hi,
I believe it's not future.
Future would be:
His box will get burned.

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Raymott

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Hi..
is this sentence future or present continue and why?:

His box is getting burned.
It's the present continuous tense, even if the meaning is future, as in: "His box is getting burned tomorrow. He won't be happy about that!"
 
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