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Present Progressive Tense

Verbs describing actions in the present are said to be in the present tense.  The present progressive tense is used for an on-going action in the present.

Examples:

Caroline is looking for the latest brochure.
Dan and Billy are fishing off the pier.

The present progressive tense is one for four present tenses.  They are:
 
The 4 Present Tenses Example
simple present tense I go
present progressive tense I am going
present perfect tense I have gone
present perfect progressive tense I have been going

 
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