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    Default I am being an honest man.

    I am being an honest man. (present progressive) I think

    Is this sentence right?

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    Default Re: I am being an honest man.

    This expression is awkward. Two alternatives would be "Being an honest man, I decided to return the excess cash" (or what have you) and "I am an honest man" -which is simple and straightforward.

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    Default Re: I am being an honest man.

    Quote Originally Posted by sploke View Post
    This expression is awkward. Two alternatives would be "Being an honest man, I decided to return the excess cash" (or what have you) and "I am an honest man" -which is simple and straightforward.
    Being an honest man, I decided to return the excess cash.

    Could you isolate subject and predicate in your sentence?

    That could help me.

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    Default Re: I am being an honest man.

    This sentence seems to be OK. Its meaning comes out

    I am behaving like an honest man.

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    Children are being naughty.



    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    I am being an honest man. (present progressive) I think

    Is this sentence right?

    Please tell me.

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