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    #1

    to outstrip

    I just came across the following sentence:


    The demand for firewood now far outstrips supply.

    May I ask if it is better to change the bold words into "is now far outstripping"?
    Or is the verb 'outstrip' a stative one?

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    #2

    Re: to outstrip

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    Either one works.

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