VOCABULARY PRACTICE

What are these people doing?

Use the present continuous tense to describe each picture.

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crying
yawn
burglar
hiding
Example:  He is crying.
1. She is yawning. 
2. He is stealing.  
3. She is hiding.
woman
frowning
drinking
eat
4.  She is running.
5. He is frowning.
6. She is drinking.
7. He is eating.  
stretching
playing tennis
pull
sweat
8. He is stretching.
9. She is playing. 
10.  He is working.
11. He is sweating.  
speaking
mowing
painting
trip
12. She is speaking.
13. He is mowing.
14. She is painting.
15. He is falling.

There are other possible answers. Here they are:

  1. She is getting sleepy.
  2. He is taking something from the house.
  3. She is hiding behind a file cabinet.
  4. She is racing. / She is crossing the finish line.
  5. He is worrying. / He is feeling sad.
  6. She is having some coffee.
  7. He is having lunch. / He’s having a sandwich. / He’s taking a bite.
  8. He is stretching his legs. / He is exercising.
  9. She is playing tennis.
  10. He is pulling a large block uphill.
  11. He is getting hot.
  12. She is using a microphone. / She is making an announcement.
  13. He is cutting the grass.
  14. She is painting a picture. / She is working on a painting.
  15. He is tripping. / He is spilling his coffee.

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