Stative verbs exercises

Practical online exercises to practise stative (or state) verbs.

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Stative verbs are a special group of verbs that describe an abstract action like feelings, attitude, cognitive processes. These exercises will help you learn the main feature of stative verbs: we don’t put them onto continuous tenses. If you would like to study how state verbs are used with particular tenses, please see the related topics below. If you are not sure you understand the difference between a simple and a continuous tense, we recommend to start with the present simple and the present continuous.