Which one is correct? “I am suffering from fever since yesterday” or “I am suffering from fever from yesterday”?

I am not good in English literature. From daily use of English language, it seems to me that the second from in: 1 I am suffering from fever from yesterday is the correct word. But, my friend, a major in English, is saying that the correct word is since: I am suffering from fever since … Read more

“is starting on …” Why is it Present?

I have exercise to create sentences in Present Continuous but in one of them is. ” The sales is starting on Monday”. My question is about time used here, in my opinion this will happens only in future ” On Monday” But the tense is Present so i’m little lost. What is different(in the meaning … Read more

Present participle

Is possible to say “bored” in present participle? How I understand it is past participle. I want to say “I am seeing, how she is feeling bored at the lesson now.” and I want to use present continuous. Only I want to use one word instead of “feeling bored”. Answer Bored is historically a past … Read more

Nothing’s getting done today – is it present or future?

Is the sentence “Nothing’s getting done today” present continuous? Why is the verb get ending in “-ing”? Answer It is present continuous. I am prepared to try to defend my response. AttributionSource : Link , Question Author : Irina , Answer Author : Livrecache

Is “I am running” or “I run” grammatical to say while running?

Please check this video. I understood for performative verbs, if we are doing something and, at the same time, we are saying it, we don’t need to use the present continuous tense. I am not sure I have it right. For example, when I say, "I promise to do my homework," I am making the … Read more

the entire film/book

If I say: "I read the book." or "I watched the film." Does it mean that I read the entire book or that I watched the entire film? If it does, how should I say to emphasise that I started reading the book or watching the film but haven’t finished the entire book or film … Read more

The “continuous tense”. How can I use this tense with “better than anyone could”?

I’m not sure what tense this is, but it’s for a presentation. It’s the best I could come up with while translating it into English. Meeting deadlines. Working with bla… bla… Building 3 SCRUM teams of 8 individuals/team and having them operational in 2 months at the customer’s quarters within a budget lower than anyone … Read more

Can the continuous form be combined with the passive voice?

According to the site Study And Exam, passive constructions cannot be used with verb forms such as: the present perfect continuous construction the past perfect continuous construction the future continuous construction the future perfect continuous construction But according to this other site, English Page, (which I think is the right one) such constructions can for … Read more