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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Examples
Present Continuous

 
 

Sentences using present continuous

Example Sentence

Present Continuous Verb

Time of Action

Alice is making dinner right now.

is making

Action happening at the moment

That boy is smoking a cigarette!

is smoking

Action happening at the moment

Caitlin and Fritz are living in Switzerland.

are living

Action happening in the present period of time

I am flying to Holland tomorrow at noon.

am flying

Action happening at a set time in the future

Is that man drinking a beer?

is drinking

Yes / no question about an action happening at the moment

Why are you driving so fast?

are driving

Information question about an action happening at the moment