Simple Present Tense - Usage
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We use the present simple to talk about actions we see as long term or permanent. It is a very common and very important tense. Here, we are talking about regular actions or events. They drive to the office every day. She doesn't come here very often. Here, we are talking about facts.   Water freezes at 0° C or 32° F. The Thames flows through London. Here, we are talking about future facts, usually found in a timetable or a chart. Christmas Day falls on a Monday this year. The plane leaves at 5.00 tomorrow morning. Here, we are talking about our thoughts and feelings at the time of speaking. Although these feelings can be short-term, we use the present simple and not the present continuous. They don't ever agree with us. I think you are right.

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We use the present simple to talk about actions we see as long term or permanent. It is a very common and very important tense. Here, we are talking about regular actions or events. They drive to the office every day. She doesn't come here very often. Here, we are talking about facts.   Water freezes at 0° C or 32° F. The Thames flows through London. Here, we are talking about future facts, usually found in a timetable or a chart. Christmas Day falls on a Monday this year. The plane leaves at 5.00 tomorrow morning. Here, we are talking about our thoughts and feelings at the time of speaking. Although these feelings can be short-term, we use the present simple and not the present continuous. They don't ever agree with us. I think you are right.
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