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    Mr

    Hello,

    I need to know if this form exists or not and if so how? on what ground?

    Was being rude to somebody!

    Is the sentence grammatically correct,

    Thanks,

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    #2

    Re: Mr

    Quote Originally Posted by nouamaneer View Post
    Hello,

    1. I need to know if this form exists or not and if so how? 2. on what ground?

    3. Was being rude to somebody!

    Is the sentence grammatically correct? Which sentence are you referring to? I have numbered them 1, 2 and 3 above - please give the number of the sentence that you want us to check, and say what you are not sure about. (Please note that 2 is not a full sentence, by the way.)

    Thanks,
    See my notes in red.

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    #3

    Re: Mr

    Number 2, actually. I mean: He was being rude to somebody.
    Is the continuous form correct in this case?

    Thanks,

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    Re: Mr

    "He was being rude to somebody" is a natural, grammatically correct English sentence. Of course, whether it is correct in context is not a question we can answer as we don't know the context.

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    #5

    Re: Mr

    Quote Originally Posted by nouamaneer View Post
    Hello,

    I need to know if this form exists or not and, if so, how it can be used and on in what ground circumstances.

    "He was being rude to somebody!"

    Is the sentence grammatically correct?

    Thanks.
    Please give your posts more meaningful titles. The title "Mr" not only means nothing, but it has nothing to do with your question. The title should have been "He was being rude to somebody".

    Please see my corrections to your original post above (in red).

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    Re: Mr

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    "He was being rude to somebody" is a natural, grammatically correct English sentence. Of course, whether it is correct in context is not a question we can answer as we don't know the context.
    Thanks for the quick reply :)

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