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    Red face english grammar

    there is a sentence "always thinking too much..." Is this sentence right or wrong? if right, why r we using thinking not think? thank you

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    Re: english grammar

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    there is a sentence "always thinking too much..." Is this sentence right or wrong? if right, why r we using thinking not think? thank you
    "always thinking too much..." This is not a complete sentence.

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    there is a sentence "always thinking too much..." Is this sentence right or wrong? if right, why r we using thinking not think? thank you
    here is complete sentence "always thinking too much that will get intense hurt." My question is "why are we using THINKING not THINK?? thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by beDgrmr View Post
    here is complete sentence "always thinking too much that will get intense hurt." My question is "why are we using THINKING not THINK?? thank you
    Sorry, but this doesn't make any sense to me.


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    Re: english grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    there is a sentence "always thinking too much..." Is this sentence right or wrong? if right, why r we using thinking not think? thank you
    "always thinking too much" - This phrase is correct. Sometimes we use the progressive form to make something sound stronger.

    The phrase would typically be "always think too much".

    As well, the progressive form can indicate that something is temporary, and not a permanent quality, characteristic, or behavior. In your example phrase, the progressive form expresses emphasis. It sounds stronger than the simple form.

    You're always thinking too much. - more emphatic and stronger

    You always think too much. - normal expression

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