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    gerund after comma

    1. I found her in the library, ensconced in an armchair.
    2. I found her in the library, ensconcing in an armchair.
    Is there a difference between those sentences?

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    Re: gerund after comma

    [2] I found her in the library, ensconcing in an armchair.

    Ensconcing
    has a stative sense; she was settled snugly.


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    Re: gerund after comma

    what is a stative sense?

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    Post Re: gerund after comma

    Quote Originally Posted by belly_ttt View Post
    what is a stative sense?
    No action/process involved. Just the state.

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