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Which of the following words are generally NOT used in the present continuous form?

i) Understand

ii) Know

iii) Belong

iv) Forget

Choose one answer.

a. iv only

b. ii and iii

c. i and iv

d. i,ii and iii

is C the correct answer?
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Of the choices you have, d is best.

CJ
Hi

This is difficult. I'm tempted to go with Jim but..

- Is he fully understanding the question?

Dave
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CJ
Hi.

In my opinion, all of them are stative verbs and they should not be used in progressive tenses. So the right answer is not among given choices.

Cheers
" My understanding to ....." "Knowing that ....." are very common.

So i, and ii are out, which leave you only a. iv
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cppStudent" My understanding to .." "Knowing that .." are very common.
So i, and ii are out, which leave you only a. iv
In your examples, neither understand not know are used as a verb but a noun which is called present participle.

The question is that they cannot appear in continuous tenses.

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