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    #1

    combining present tenses within one sentence

    I'm wondering if these sentences are correct when talking about our habitual actions eg. when we are on the bus :)


    I usually listen to what people talk about.


    I usually listen to what people are talking about.


    Thanks for replies in advance :)

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    Re: combining present tenses within one sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by marker View Post
    I'm wondering if these sentences are correct when talking about our habitual actions eg. when we are on the bus :)


    I usually listen to what people talk about.


    I usually listen to what people are talking about.


    Thanks for replies in advance :)
    They are both possible. I prefer #2

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