the present participle of the verb draw

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why the present participle of the verb drawing is not drawwing?

asked Nov 22 '12 at 17:03 Kate Sigeri New member

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The present participle is drawing, with one 'w'. This ending 'w' works like a vowel along with the 'a' to make the sound. No doubling of the final consonant is needed.

link comment answered Nov 22 '12 at 17:13 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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