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    Thumbs down I got a job building computers

    1.I have problem watching the movie. 2.I got a job building computers.

    My question is that here in 1 (watching the movie ) and in 2 (Building computers) works as adjectivally or adverbially? please explain it grammatically?

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    Re: I got a job building computers

    Quote Originally Posted by Babai View Post
    1.I have problem watching the movie. 2.I got a job building computers.

    My question is that here in 1 (watching the movie ) and in 2 (Building computers) works as adjectivally or adverbially? please explain it grammatically?
    Both of these phrases are participial phrases. In my opinion both are acting adjectivally explaining the type of problem/type of job.

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    Re: I got a job building computers

    Sentence #1 should either say "I have a problem ..." or "I have problems​ ...".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Thumbs down Re: I got a job building computers

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Both of these phrases are participial phrases. In my opinion both are acting adjectivally explaining the type of problem/type of job.
    If according to you, both are acting adjectivally then 'Building computers' refers to what 'to I' or to 'a job'?

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    Re: I got a job building computers

    Quote Originally Posted by Babai View Post
    If according to you, both are acting adjectivally then 'Building computers' refers to what 'to I' or to 'a job'?
    It describes the nature of the job.

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