Stative Verbs – Exercises

If the sentence is wrong, write the correct version in full in the gap below. If the sentence is right, simply write ‘correct’ in the gap.

There are six incorrect sentences.

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Exercises

  1. I’m not understanding the question.
    understand is a verb related to the mind → present simple
  2. I can see land on the horizon.
  3. I’m hating this song, change it.
    hate is a verb related to feelings → present simple
  4. What are you preferring?
    prefer is a verb related to feelings → present simple
  5. My clothes smell terrible after the journey.
  6. Are you hearing that music?
    hear is a verb related to the senses → present simple/modal verb can
  7. I think I’m knowing him.
    know is a verb related to understanding → present simple
  8. He loves tomatoes at the moment.
  9. I was liking it when I was young.
    like is a verb related to feelings → present simple
  10. Do you believe in ghosts?