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    how to use work "being"

    Hi,

    I am not sure how to use word "being" in sentences

    "You being harassed at work " - is this sentence correct? can not we say "you are being harassed at work?"

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    #2

    Re: how to use work "being"

    Yes, I have the same problem. The application of"Being" is a little confusing in some occasions.

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    #3

    Re: how to use work "being"

    "You are being harassed at work. " This is a correct progressive construction. It suggests that the harassment is taking place around the present time.

    Your original words are possible only in such sentences as:

    You/your being harassed at work concerns us all.
    I am worried about you/your being harassed at work.

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    Re: how to use work "being"

    I learned a lot being workd with you.

    is the above correct?

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    Re: how to use work "being"

    Quote Originally Posted by english_learn View Post
    I learned a lot being workd with you.

    is the above correct?
    No. I learned a lot working with you.

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