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    Exclamation staying vs stay

    Hello there.

    During my stay in London, ...
    During my staying in London, ...

    Is there any different meaning between "staying" and "stay"?

    Please help me!

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    Re: staying vs stay

    Quote Originally Posted by gchman View Post
    Hello there.

    During my stay in London, ...
    During my staying in London, ...

    Is there any different meaning between "staying" and "stay"?

    Please help me!
    The difference lies in the different words used - visit is a noun, while visiting is the present participle of the verb visit, which is also considered a noun, with its character being different in some way to that of the noun visit.

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