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Why we can say are saying? #1 (permalink) Tue Mar 21, 2006 19:02 pm   Why we can say are saying?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #119 "English Tenses", question 3

Mike: That's what you always ..........

(a) said
(b) are saying
(c) had said
(d) say

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #119 "English Tenses", answer 3

Mike: That's what you always say.

Correct answer: (d) say

Your answer was: incorrect
Mike: That's what you always are saying.
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Say vs. saying #2 (permalink) Wed Mar 22, 2006 7:43 am   Say vs. saying
 

Hi Gella,

You need the simple present here because the sentence describes an action that happens on a regular basis (often). You can use the present progrossive to talk about an action that is happening right now:

Why are you saying you don't like sports?

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Why we can say are saying? #3 (permalink) Wed Feb 02, 2011 15:25 pm   Why we can say are saying?
 

I didn't quite get that..Can you please explain me why he couldn't say there ( you always are saying)..

thanks in advance.
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