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This exercise practises uses of the stative and dynamic verbs which refer to the five senses. Stative verbs refer to an unchanging state and dynamic verbs to a change of state. Generally speaking, stative verbs are not used in continuous tenses in English, though there are exceptions, while dynamic verbs use the full range of tenses. Look at the examples below. Then read each sentence and decide if it is the verb is from group A, B or C. Write A, B or C in the box at the end of the sentence.


I think that it's a good idea. - stative/correct;
I think about you every day. - dynamic/correct;
I'm thinking that it's a good idea. - stative/wrong;
I'm thinking about you now. - dynamic/correct

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