Questions tagged with progressive

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wears vs. is wearing, stands vs. is standing, etc.
I am curious about the difference between sentence pairs like the following. 1a. He wore a tie. 1b. He was ...
aspect state progressive +1 vote, asked Nov 18 by David Oshima
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Difference between Pre-present and Progressive Pre-present
Is there any difference in the meaning of the following sentences? 1. I have lived in Bratislava for 30 years. ...
Difference Pre-present progressive Pre-presnt +1 vote, asked Jul 26 by Eugenia Kosutzka
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finally as a marker of the end of a series of events?
"Fussily, she went on to hunt among the enormous assortment of items in her office until finally, uttering a cry ...
grammar TIME progressive 0 votes, asked Jan 05 '15 by Stefan Lethra
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what is the right form
I belief the following sentence is wrong: "The middleware is the central component for coupling heterogenous systems and integrates mobile ...
present progressive 0 votes, edited Nov 18 '14 by invisacc
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What's wrong with this sentence?
What is wrong with the following sentence: "Bob is a curious person, collecting things." My instinct tells me that the ...
participle progressive -3 votes, asked Apr 08 '14 by Eddie
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Past progressive tense
Can 'had been friends' be cited as an example for past progressive tense?
past progressive tense verb 0 votes, asked Mar 11 '14 by R Saleem

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