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    #1

    "I focus on this issue" or "I'm focussed on this issue"

    Dear,

    I just forgot the correct way to use "focus". Should it be used as inflected?

    For example, which way is correct: "i focus on it" or "I'm focussed on it"?

    Thanks.

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    Re: "I focus on this issue" or "I'm focussed on this issue"

    Quote Originally Posted by PkuAdam View Post
    Dear,

    I just forgot the correct way to use "focus". Should it be used as inflected?

    For example, which way is correct: "i focus on it" or "I'm focussed on it"?

    Thanks.
    You can say "I will focus on it." future, or "I am focussed on it." present.

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    Re: "I focus on this issue" or "I'm focussed on this issue"

    So you mean either way is correct?

    Can I also say "I'll be focused on it"?

    Thanks.

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    Re: "I focus on this issue" or "I'm focussed on this issue"

    Quote Originally Posted by PkuAdam View Post
    So you mean either way is correct?

    Can I also say "I'll be focused on it"?

    Thanks.
    The first one indicates future intention and the second indicates present activity. Yes you could also say "I'll be focused on it." to indicate future intention.

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