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Using the Verb "To be" Exercise 11

Directions: Fill in the spaces with the correct form of the verb "To be" in present progressive tense.

Example: The dog (be) is being sweet to me right now. It must want a treat.
Example: James (be) is not being very nice this morning. I think he didn't sleep very well last night.

1) Earl (be) weird today. He keeps making funny faces at me.

2) I (be) lazy today. I don't feel like doing any work.

3) My children (be) bad. I am going to put them to sleep early.

4) My boss (be) so rude today. First he told the receptionist that she needs a haircut. Then he told me to buy nicer clothes. I don't know what is wrong with him. He (be, not) very friendly.

5) Francisco and Anna (be) funny right now. They keep telling me funny jokes.

6) My dog (be) very friendly today. He is running to all of my neighbor's houses to say hello. I hope he comes back soon!

7) I (be) safe at the party tonight. I am not drinking any alcohol, and I am not walking home alone.

8) They (be) mean to us. They took our money and now they will not give it back. I am going to get help.

9) The computer isn't working properly. In fact, it (be) a pain in the neck!

10) You (be) nice to me. So, I will be nice to you.