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    pick up a tense

    Unfortunately,I am not communicating with the Matis as I don't know their language. So there's plenty of work for me to do.

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    Re: pick up a tense

    We don't use 'know' in the progressive form, so both verbs describe temporary states- the person intends to learn the language and communicate with them, but we don't say 'I am not knowing'.

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