Present simple with stative verbs exercises

Using the present simple (present indefinite) with the verbs that express thoughts and feelings e.g., think, want, like.

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Stative verbs for beginners. These exercises are created for the first encounter with the stative (or state) verbs. These verbs describe an abstract action and we use them to talk about our emotions, attitude, cognitive processes, perception. It is important to remember that these verbs are rarely used in continuous tenses. The exercises on this page will help you practise the most common stative verbs in the English language.