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1. So "Brian hugging Michael in the street" in the article above is the same case as the sentence "Brian setting up Ethan" and "Gale fucking like beast in the beginning", right??
2.So"Brian setting up Ethan" and "Gale fucking like beast in the beginning" are part of a progressive verb form [to be + present participle] as "Brian hugging Michael in the street", right??
Brian setting up Ethan: another great bit of filmmaking, played beautifully, in the middle of a not-good episode. Brian's careful timing, pulling out his business card right after Justin walks in, giving Ethan just enough time to realize . . . followed by that Brian smug smile of nasty satisfaction. Good stuff from Fab, here, too, as he realizes what's happened. And his run for the exit - as in, "let me get away from these two crazy people!" - is darkly funny....But it was a great show. Gale fucking like beast in the beginning. The Canadian party (Emmett in plaid should be made criminal!). Dr. Dave's possessiveness really came out finally (I mean, really, change flight arrangments without even a "mother, may I"? Bad manners, Dr., very bad manners). The prom scene was very sweet (although a bit sugary for my tastes).
3.So "Brian hugging Michael was a strange sight" is the same case as "Michael and David disagree about Michael puttting up his posters"??
4.So "Brian hugging Michael was a strange sight" has same meaning as "Brian's hugging Michael was a strange sight" but the first is participle-adj but the second is gerund, is this right??
5.From the question no.4, which sentence do you prefer??