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    Default while driving or while you are driving, if the main clause has an impersonal subject?

    Please tell me which of the following is grammatically and semantically correct. Thank you very much.

    1. Texting/Text messaging while driving or crossing the street is dangerous.
    2. Texting/Text messaging while you are driving or crossing the street is dangerous.

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    Default Re: while driving or while you are driving, if the main clause has an impersonal subj

    I prefer #1, but I think both are acceptable.

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    Default Re: while driving or while you are driving, if the main clause has an impersonal subj

    They're both OK. Again, I prefer the first as it's more concise.

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