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Present Continuous Tense: Definition, Examples, Formula & Rules

So today, We gonna study about present continuous tense. But, What do you mean by present continuous tense? Present continuous tense is used to describe an ongoing action happening in the present or to show that an action ongoing at present will have the result in the future.

Present continuous tense Examples

present continuous tense

Examples:

  • Sam is playing.
  • I am playing.
  • She is going.
  • Kayla is enjoying the market.
  • Shyam is going to school.
  • She is studying to become an engineer.

Where do we use present continuous tense?

1. Ongoing actions

  • He is talking with his friend
  • She is meeting with her friends
  • Kayla is standing on the stage
  • Manisha is reading a book.
  • Gold rates are dropping constantly.

Structure of present continuous tense

Positive sentence:

present continuous tense

Examples:

  • She is dancing
  • My friend is waiting for me.
  • Reshma is celebrating a holiday
  • Alina is playing rugby.
  • We are swimming.

Negative sentence:

Examples:

  • She is not dancing
  • My friend is not waiting for me.
  • Reshma is not celebrating a holiday
  • Alina is not playing rugby.
  • We are not swimming.

Interrogative sentence:

Examples:

  • Is she dancing?
  • Is My friend waiting for me?
  • Is Reshma celebrating a holiday?
  • Is Alina playing rugby?
  • Are we swimming?

interrogative negative sentence:

Examples:

  • Is My friend not waiting for me?
  • Is Reshma not celebrating a holiday?
  • Is Alina not playing rugby?
  • Are we not swimming?

Present continuous tense Examples

  1. I am waiting for you.
  2. She is not coming tonight.
  3. I am loving with you by today.
  4. She is going to college.
  5. We are watching the movie.
  6. They are playing football.
  7. Are we going to play the music?
  8. Am I waiting for you?
  9. She is not going to market.
  10. Is she is going to dance today?

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