Tag: progressive-aspect

12 Stative verbs in the progressive 2014-08-06T14:54:16.527

12 "Have been doing" and "have done" 2014-11-19T14:47:43.703

11 This is the first time vs. This is the last time 2015-03-04T07:41:55.087

9 Have to / having to? 2014-08-06T08:01:05.173

8 Present Perfect and Past Progressive with wait 2014-05-01T11:30:40.360

8 "is still being used" versus "is still used" 2014-05-20T03:54:55.097

7 what's the difference between did and was doing? 2014-07-15T15:30:31.537

7 "we will discontinue the feature" vs. "we will be discontinuing the feature" 2016-03-12T11:15:58.607

6 (How many years) have you been married?/studying English? 2013-12-12T06:01:45.530

6 "I will be loving you 'til we're 70" vs. "I will love you 'til we're 70" 2015-01-27T06:09:36.287

6 They were angry because they had waited (had been waiting) for too long 2015-06-25T18:06:43.633

6 have lived vs have been living 2015-06-27T10:14:14.963

6 "Our house gets really cold when the wind is blowing/blows from the east" 2015-12-26T10:53:31.620

5 Can I use "are being " + past participle? 2014-12-10T17:58:28.127

5 What's the difference: We had hoped 'to live/to be living' in our new house by now... 2015-01-14T05:48:42.427

5 How can I use "do you be"? 2015-04-10T00:00:00.233

5 "Girls wearing glasses" vs. "Girls who wear glasses" 2015-04-17T14:49:34.390

5 were having to make everything up 2015-07-22T13:05:14.230

5 "Have you ever seen anyone walk (walking) the streets like that?" 2015-12-17T12:43:18.633

4 This is the first time + continuous 2014-10-25T04:56:47.593

4 present progressive impossible with "when" 2014-12-25T10:53:29.427

4 "Can't be sleepin'" 2015-02-11T12:46:43.790

4 How to ask how long will something continue in future? 2015-04-20T20:06:12.093

4 "what do you say" vs. "what are you saying" 2015-08-26T13:19:17.463

4 Ben {planned / was planning} to go, but now . . . simple past or past progressive? 2015-11-28T12:37:20.173

4 sat or were sitting 2016-01-17T07:37:46.720

4 "Everyone at school was looking at what I wore" - why not "Everyone at school looked at what I was wearing"? 2016-03-07T04:39:38.923

4 "What I've been developing so far" or "What I've developed so far"? 2017-01-06T09:45:04.887

4 progressive tense in that sentence 2017-07-21T15:59:25.620

3 "I have been 'verb-ing'" vs. "I had been 'verb-ing'" 2013-03-03T10:51:05.147

3 "is being on something" 2013-11-17T22:33:35.630

3 Can progressive aspects express the ongoing effect of an activity? 2013-11-18T13:16:54.573

3 Why the present progressive tense is used in "you are coming from" 2014-06-06T03:58:05.280

3 In 'having trouble -ing', does the 'ing' have progressive meaning? 2014-07-10T21:31:57.020

3 "while they wait" - why not "while they are waiting"? 2015-02-08T10:41:46.970

3 Are "I was understanding" and "I am understanding" grammatical? 2015-04-23T10:43:28.617

3 "I'm sorry, I haven't written (or "haven't been writing") to you for a while" - which is better? 2015-09-13T16:32:18.160

3 Simple Past Tense or Past Progressive Tense? 2015-10-22T20:29:56.243

3 Have been/ was... difference in meaning? 2016-01-01T10:24:17.973

3 Is it correct to use "will have been being"? 2016-01-08T08:06:24.807

3 Complicated sentences in past perfect regarding hypothetical situations with reflection on the past? 2016-09-30T08:36:40.957

3 has ailed vs. has been ailing 2016-12-14T15:17:03.510

3 She visiting (?) my house, I was studying English 2016-12-21T06:01:58.713

2 "I have never done it" vs "I have never been doing it" 2013-07-15T14:15:41.187

2 Future Continuous with planned actions? 2013-07-29T07:45:06.017

2 Can 'at the moment' be so long as to read a novel? 2013-10-10T12:05:03.390

2 "I'll phone you tonight": why is this not proper? 2013-10-16T14:30:47.380

2 "See you next week" vs. "I'll see you next week" vs. "I'll be seeing you next week" 2013-11-11T17:18:03.907

2 How do I use "I had been watching" in a sentence? 2013-12-06T11:50:24.640

2 go on package holidays (Present Perfect Simple vs. Progressive) 2013-12-20T23:23:18.153

2 "The links are not working" vs. "the links don't work" 2013-12-30T13:51:46.557

2 Usage of the Present simple and the Future Progressive 2014-07-06T06:54:24.533

2 “To sit waiting” vs. “to be sitting waiting” 2014-08-29T13:32:02.630

2 'seeing' in the progressive? 2014-09-28T14:14:26.753

2 Is it okay to say, "I am increasingly older." 2014-11-11T09:42:05.727

2 present progressive or not 2015-02-01T07:08:56.180

2 when to use have been 2015-01-03T12:13:23.890

2 I was kept driving yesterday - or - I was keep driving yesterday 2015-02-04T05:41:28.937

2 Shall I use progressive or simple in that case 2015-07-15T08:24:43.057

2 present continuous or simple present 2015-07-20T17:08:06.197

2 May I tell someone, in the imperative, "Always be using X"? 2015-07-23T20:13:16.500

2 When is suitable to use present simple / present progressive in the next context? 2015-09-26T16:59:15.160

2 Past Indefinite or Past Continuous? 2015-09-27T09:54:18.217

2 He was telling a lie. Did he tell many lies? 2015-10-02T05:59:29.290

2 past continuous or past simple 2015-11-22T17:22:31.677

2 Should I use the progressive aspect or not? 2015-12-31T09:49:21.890

2 "When we talk about false friends, we talk about -- we're talking about..." -- why did the speaker correct herself? 2016-03-05T20:51:01.437

2 "I was ringing" vs "I rang" 2016-03-11T14:39:26.857

2 Having vs. doing 2016-08-25T16:10:02.100

2 Have to be doing, am/is/are/was/were to be doing 2016-11-19T15:49:45.303

2 Progressive tense, progressive aspect, continuing aspect or continuous tense? 2017-04-14T10:10:26.763

2 Present Continuous vs Present Perfect Continuous vs Present Simple (Time periods) 2017-04-20T10:38:57.453

2 I'm giving up vs. I give up 2017-11-27T18:35:48.773

2 Will it be acceptable to use continuous here 2017-12-17T14:42:59.330

2 difference of meaning between progressive and simple 2018-05-11T10:08:50.123

2 Progressive form of "have" indicating possession 2019-04-18T06:03:54.970

2 Continuous Past vs Continuous Past Perfect 2019-08-14T03:51:15.220

1 Ascertain exact tense from reported speech 2013-06-29T05:59:48.430

1 "I'd be seeing you soon" 2013-10-27T03:15:09.987

1 Is progressive denote ineptness? 2013-12-06T12:04:38.530

1 The future progressive without a reference to a particular future time 2014-08-22T03:51:53.560

1 "We met when we were studying" vs. "when we had studied" 2014-10-30T22:37:43.127

1 Can I use the continuous aspect in the past and present tense? 2015-04-07T12:02:00.427

1 Tense of the past progressive with always 2015-06-11T13:10:23.470

1 "had X a..." vs "was X having a..." 2015-07-19T03:13:04.700

1 "I would leave tommorow" - is it grammatical? 2015-08-20T08:24:18.397

1 "wanted me say" or "was wanting me say" in such case? 2015-08-22T11:28:50.620

1 Does "Soon people all over America were using Franklin stoves" work in a past-tense context? 2015-09-19T12:55:23.823

1 How to identify that it is progressive verb or temporary activity 2015-09-23T13:45:32.740

1 past continuous for a short action 2015-10-08T21:46:20.110

1 Which one of the following is correct? 2015-12-11T10:29:49.923

1 Present progressive with currently 2016-01-01T08:38:45.790

1 "What did she think as she walked in the park?" vs. "What was she thinking as she walked in the park?" 2016-01-16T09:29:50.187

1 I've been having/I have had a headache since I woke up 2016-02-11T07:52:37.947

1 present perfect continuous or simple 2016-03-24T11:22:01.557

1 You will hear interesting stories, learning about events that were taking place (?) here 2016-05-21T05:32:40.697

1 "have not done" or "have not been doing" 2016-08-27T04:25:12.330

1 Usage of 'and' in a sentence 2016-08-29T15:50:07.167

1 Difference in meaning between 'While I was reading a book' and 'While I read a book'? 2016-10-12T09:51:48.317