- 1. Do these two sentences "You are never to play vilolin music in my presence again." and "You are never playing vilolin music in my presence again." have same meaning?
2. Does the word "playing" in the sentence above is participle or gerund?
3. Does the sentence "You are never playing vilolin music in my presence again." is present continuous tence?
4. Do two sentences above mean "you must not listen to violin music again when you are with me."
1- Not exactly. The second would be used when the person is playing it. Imagine you're playing the violin for me and I think you're terrible and want you to know that you will never get anothe r opportunity to inflict your music on me. The first would be a simple order and doesn't suggest the violin problem is right now.
2 I'd say it is a present participle.
4 I think you'd be better off playing piano music in future.
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