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    continuous/simple

    Hi

    1. I always try to do my work as well as possible

    2. I'm always trying to do my work as well as possible

    Someone has told me that the second sentence sounds negative and that is why the first one is better. Why does the second one sound negative?

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    Re: continuous/simple

    Because it sounds as though you are uncertain about what you are doing. The other is far more assertive and convinced.

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    Re: continuous/simple

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Because it sounds as though you are uncertain about what you are doing. The other is far more assertive and convinced.
    Can you give me an example so that I could compare?

    thanks

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