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    #11
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I'd say it is an adjective modifying the children.
    Would you say "The children are outdoors, playing" is the same as "The children are outdoors, and the children are playing"?

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    #12
    They have the same meaning, but I feel that the comma moves it from a present participle as verb to one functionaing as an adjective.

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