Non-continuous verbs – free grammar exercise.
Non Continuous verbs - basic exercises
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My friend John ...(have).. two sisters.
Correct. An alternative would be "has got"
are is not possible with third person singular
have is is not possible in the continuous form with the sense of "possession"
John is the 3rd person singular
Shop assistant: This dress is the latest fashion Mary: I ..... (not want).... to wear fashionable clothes for a funeral
Correct! we use the present simple in this situation
am not wanting
"want" is a non-continuous verb
"I" is the 1st person singular, we must use "do"
we must use the auxiliary do or does to form the negative
I ........... that she is making a mistake
feel in the sense of "opinion" is a non-continuous verb
Correct. Feel as an opinion in the present
this is not a complete verb form
the past of feel is not correct here because it refers to a present opinion
- Wine for everybody ? - My mother .......... water.
Prefer is not possible in the Simple present here
Correct. Prefer is a non-continuous verb in this situation
My mother is 3rd person singular, the verb requires a "s"
- When do you usually meet the boss? - On Fridays, but this week I ....... him this afternoon
The situation is not permanent, it is temporary
Correct. A continuous verb for a temporary situation
verb form incomplete
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