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    Supachoke is offline Junior Member
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    Default Do two of these convey the same meaning?

    1.Do you and your wife live well together?
    2.Are you and your wife living well together?

    Do two of these convey the same meaning? If there are differences, what are they?


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    Default Re: Do two of these convey the same meaning?

    any opinions?

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    Default Re: Do two of these convey the same meaning?

    Supachoke,
    The simple present - here, "live" - means that you think the arrangement between you and your wife is permanent. The progressive "are living" means that you think that the living arrangement is temporary.

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    I agree with gabber.

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