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He is just standing there... #1 (permalink) Mon Sep 10, 2012 13:52 pm   He is just standing there...
 

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ESL/EFL Test #188 "Verb Tense Practice (5)", question 7

He just ......... there while I was being mugged.

(a) stand
(b) stands
(c) stood
(d) standing

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #188 "Verb Tense Practice (5)", answer 7

He just stood there while I was being mugged.

Correct answer: (c) stood

Your answer was: incorrect
He just standing there while I was being mugged.
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Hi ,

Can u please explain Why Standing is wrong?
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He is just standing there... #2 (permalink) Mon Sep 10, 2012 13:56 pm   He is just standing there...
 

You would need a form of the be verb: He is just standing. By the way, the word 'u' does not exist in English. Why do keep using it?

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