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please help with the tenses


1) They are saving up their money to try and buy their first house

2) If we're lucky he will finish the work tomorrow

3) I've been learning Chinese for years but still can't speak it very well

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anonymousplease help with the tenses

You try it first. Then we'll check your answers.

Hints.

If the last verb in the verb phrase has -ing, it's a continuous tense of some kind.
If the auxiliary is a form of have, it's a perfect tense of some kind.

CJ

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1) They are saving up their money to try and buy their first house

2) If we're lucky he will finish the work tomorrow

3) I've been learning Chinese for years but still can't speak it very well


Here are the correct answers.

1) present continuous
2) future simple
3) present perfect continuous

CJ

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Future simple

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