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He withdraws money from the bank every Tuesday.



 
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He withdraws money from the bank every Tuesday. #1 (permalink) Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:28 am   He withdraws money from the bank every Tuesday.
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #189 "Verb Tense Practice (6)", question 4

He ......... money from the bank every Tuesday.

(a) withdraws
(b) withdraw
(c) withdrew
(d) withdrawing

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #189 "Verb Tense Practice (6)", answer 4

He withdraws money from the bank every Tuesday.

Correct answer: (a) withdraws

Your answer was: incorrect
He withdrawing money from the bank every Tuesday.
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Hi Torsten,

Please explain why withdrawing is not used in this sentence.

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He withdraws money from the bank every Tuesday. #2 (permalink) Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:43 am   He withdraws money from the bank every Tuesday.
 

Because the present progressive is made up of two elements: a form of the be verb and the gerund. The be verb is missing in this sentence.

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He withdraws money from the bank every Tuesday. #3 (permalink) Tue Sep 11, 2012 12:14 pm   He withdraws money from the bank every Tuesday.
 

Thanks for the reply Torsten!!!!!!!!
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