Lesson 57 - The Present Continuous + Present Perfect Continuous

Watch Betty Jean juggling clubs, then answer the questions.

Betty Jean is juggling now (present continuous) and she has been juggling for 10 minutes (Present Perfect Continuous).

  Juggle (verb) has 4 definitions. Here are 2 important ones:
1. To keep two or more objects in the air at the same (see the video). Example: Betty Jean is juggling clubs.

2. To manipulate in order to deceive, to cheat: to juggle figures in the accounting books.
Example: Look at the picture. This accountant (bookkeeper) juggled the figures for his company. Now he is in prison!
This accountant juggled the books of his company!

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