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    ing or no ing

    hi. can you please tell me whether the following sentence is correct?
    He felt his lips stretching into a smile.
    is it stretching or stretch?
    thank you.

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    Re: ing or no ing

    Not a teacher

    I believe both are fine.

    M.

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    #3

    Re: ing or no ing

    Quote Originally Posted by carly_tura View Post
    hi. can you please tell me whether the following sentence is correct?
    He felt his lips stretching into a smile.
    is it stretching or stretch?
    thank you.
    The first one is correct, I think so :)

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    #4

    Re: ing or no ing

    Quote Originally Posted by casablanca_30391 View Post
    The first one is correct, I think so :)
    Both are fine, as Mannysteps wrote.

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