-ing in sentences
I would like to ask others on explanations on '-ing' forms in sentences. A student asked me why the verb 'hog' was in an '-ing' form in the following sentence:
I saw a woman hogging the computer in Starbucks.
The best explanation I could come up with was '-ing' can replace the 'who was +verb+ing' in this instance. It is the same in such sentences as:
I heard the man drilling downstairs.
We saw a cat running across the floor.
If anyone has any better explanation I'd like to hear it.
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