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    What is this construction?

    Dear teachers!
    In 9th grade E textbook of VN
    - After two hours traveling by bus, they ..............................
    What is this construction? It seems to be Vietnamese.
    I think it should be
    - After spending two hours traveling by bus, they ..............................
    or
    - After traveling by bus for two hours , they ..............................
    Are they all right?

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    Re: What is this construction?

    Quote Originally Posted by hoangkha View Post
    Dear teachers!
    In 9th grade E textbook of VN
    - After two hours traveling by bus, they ..............................
    What is this construction? It seems to be Vietnamese.
    I think it should be
    - After spending two hours traveling by bus, they ..............................
    or
    - After traveling by bus for two hours , they ..............................
    Are they all right?
    All three are fine. (it's travelling in BrE)

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