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    nyugaton is offline Junior Member
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    "sleeping baby" or "baby sleeping"?

    (1) Look at our baby sleeping. He is fast asleep.
    (2) Look at our sleepingbaby. He is fast asleep.

    Do you think both (1) and (2) are natural English?

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Re: "sleeping baby" or "baby sleeping"?

    I would not expect both "sleeping" and "..is fast asleep". "Look at our baby. He is fast asleep".

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    nyugaton is offline Junior Member
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    Smile Re: "sleeping baby" or "baby sleeping"?

    Thanks Anglika.

    Those are unusual sentences?
    Can "sleeping baby" mean "a baby who is sleeping"?

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    Re: "sleeping baby" or "baby sleeping"?

    Quote Originally Posted by nyugaton View Post
    Thanks Anglika.

    Those are unusual sentences?
    Can "sleeping baby" mean "a baby who is sleeping"?
    Yes, it can.

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