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    Question Interior Decoration/Decorating

    Hi,

    A. Interior Decoration
    B. Interior Decorating

    I think A is correct, B is wrong, because Decorating is not a noun.

    But when I googling A and B, found lots of them existed in Internet Words.

    I am not sure of it, please help, if both are correct, then please also give some explanation.

    Thanks.

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    Default Re: Interior Decoration/Decorating

    B. is definitely more common.
    Nothing wrong with A.
    Your choice.


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    Default Re: Interior Decoration/Decorating

    If you would put these phrases into sentences to show us how you want to use them, fenglish, we could give you more helpful answers.

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    Default Re: Interior Decoration/Decorating

    Thanks.

    Because I am making a plan to decorate my house, so, I googled from Internet to find some good design of interior decoration.


    In the above sentence, I used "interior decoration", but I am not sure how the meaning changes if uses "interior decorating". please help to explain.

    A decorator is decorating a house.

    In the second sentence, it is no doubt to use "decorating".

    A decorator is interior decorating a house.

    I think the third sentence is wrong, which is use "interior decorating".

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    Default Re: Interior Decoration/Decorating

    Right - that's better.

    'I searched the internet for ideas about interior decoration' refers to the concept or different ways of beautifying your rooms.

    'I had the outside of my house painted last month, now I'm having some interior decorating done.' The planning stage is over and the work is in progress.

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