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I am working on some grammar exercise.

They don't get on well. They are always arguing.

According to answer key, 'are always arguing' is correct. Can you help why the correct answer is not 'always argue', but 'are always arguing'.

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The right answer is "they always argue"

Because the first part of the sentence "they don't get on well" is present simple" so the following part should be the same. Furthermore, the processing of argument is constantly happening "always", so it implies to something that is not temporary but permanent.

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