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    #1

    Lightbulb the usage of remain +Ving / remain + past participle

    Hi Since remain can be followed Ving or p.p., why I have to say:
    'We here at Home Remodeling (company name) remain committed to reliable service...
    why not remain committing??

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    #2

    Re: the usage of remain +Ving / remain + past participle

    In that sentence you need the adjective 'committed', which is the same word as the p.p.

    Rover

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