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    #1

    stick/sticking

    I would like to know the difference between "1" and "2".
    1. The door sticks.
    2. The door is sticking.

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    Re: stick/sticking

    Quote Originally Posted by wowenglish1 View Post
    I would like to know the difference between "1" and "2".
    1. The door sticks. Something that happens all of the time
    2. The door is sticking. It is happening right now (but it does not normally)
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    Re: stick/sticking

    You asked this yesterday and got 5 replies.

    https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/a...785-stick.html

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