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    "-in" materials

    hi, i just want to ask some information about "-in"
    there are sort of words followed by "-in" such as "spendin","foolin"...
    is there anyone knows what's the meaning of "-in"
    and what is defferent between original word and the word after add "-in"


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    Re: "-in" materials

    "-in" or "-in'" as it should be correctly noted with an apostrophe. eg. Spendin', foolin', buyin', sellin'.

    This is just a shortened version of "ing". (Buying, selling etc.)Typically American English.

    See here for more details and definitions.

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