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    Default falling leaves on the ground

    Dear all,

    There are a lot of [fallen/falling] leaves on the ground.

    In the sentence above, "fallen" sounds better to me, but is "falling" totally wrong?

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    Default Re: falling leaves on the ground

    Quote Originally Posted by optimistic pessimist View Post
    Dear all,

    There are a lot of [fallen/falling] leaves on the ground.

    In the sentence above, "fallen" sounds better to me, but is "falling" totally wrong?

    Thank you

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    Yes it is. If the leaves are on the ground, they are no longer falling.

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