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    #1

    Falling in love or fallen in love?

    I saw someone had written
    "He is falling in love with a car"
    It should be "he has fallen in love with a car"..Shouldn't it?

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    #2

    Re: Falling in love or fallen in love?

    Quote Originally Posted by Vibhanu View Post
    I saw someone had written
    "He is falling in love with a car" He is in the process of "falling in love", at the present time, but the action is not yet complete.
    It should be "he has fallen in love with a car" The action is complete...Shouldn't it? It depends when the action occurs, as noted,
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