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    Is there a difference between:

    1-I like sitting here.
    2-I like it sitting here.
    (2 could mean I like it (something) TO BE SITTING here. That is not the meaning I have in mind.)

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    Default Re: like it

    Quote Originally Posted by navi
    Is there a difference between:

    1-I like sitting here.
    2-I like it sitting here.
    (2 could mean I like it (something) TO BE SITTING here. That is not the meaning I have in mind.)
    It is difficult to avoid the meaning that you don't intend with #2. One could create a similarity to #1 with voice inflection and/or gestures, but it is easier to just use #1 to express that someone likes sitting in that place.

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    I agree with Mike.

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