Lesson 57, Exercise 1 - Present Continuous & Present Perfect Continuous

Watch the video of Betty Jean the juggler, then answer the question.

Listen:   Juggle. Betty Jean's 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 one time by throwing them in the air and catching them.
Example: Betty Jean is juggling clubs. She also juggles balls.
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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