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simple present vs. present continuous #1 (permalink) Sun Nov 11, 2007 8:33 am   simple present vs. present continuous
 

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ESL/EFL Test #260 "Irregular Verbs Test (8)", question 5

Every time the family goes shopping, Trish ......... her son push the cart in the grocery store.

(a) let
(b) letting
(c) lets

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #260 "Irregular Verbs Test (8)", answer 5

Every time the family goes shopping, Trish lets her son push the cart in the grocery store.

Correct answer: (c) lets
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WHY NOT LETTING?

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simple present vs. present continuous #2 (permalink) Sun Nov 11, 2007 10:10 am   simple present vs. present continuous
 

We use the present simple in that sentence because it is a habit or routine. Besides, to form the present continuous, we would need the verb 'to be': Trish is letting.
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