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Present continuous or simple present


Present continuous or simple present
Which is more correct?
Nowadays EMinem has 1000s of fans. Or. EMinem is having 1000s of fans 

10 Nov 2016      

United States

Definitely "has".

10 Nov 2016     


Has is correct

10 Nov 2016     

United States

The verb "have" rarely uses the continuous form. You could say "He is having a good time," but other than in that idiom, you would usually use the simple present.

10 Nov 2016     

United States

"Has" because it is a state not an action. Continouos usually indicates some pasaage of time or action:
having a baby.
having a party.
having a hard time.

11 Nov 2016