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    #1

    I don't know...

    I don't know ow to express the idea ... Supposing, that she was decorating house for Christmas and I want to ask her how it is now.
    How can I put the question?

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    #2

    Re: I don't know...

    "How are the decorations looking?"
    "How are the decorations coming along?"
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    #3

    Re: I don't know...

    A better title would have been 'decorating house for Christmas'.



    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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    #4

    Re: I don't know...

    How can I change the title?

    And please help me how to put the question I've mentioned above?

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    #5

    Re: I don't know...

    You can't change the title; just bear it in mind next time you start a new thread.

    Grumpy's suggestions are fine.

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    #6

    Re: I don't know...

    But Grumpy's suggestion is all about at that moment, everything what's happening now and I want to ask about complete result.

    "How has it come?"

    Can this version be correct?

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    #7

    Re: I don't know...

    No.

    'How do the decorations look now that you've finished them?'

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    Re: I don't know...

    I can't understand ("How are the decorations looking"?) can be correct, if we decorated house in the past and want to know result now. Can't it be the present perfect?

    (According to the rule when something happened in the near past and we have result in the present)
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    Re: I don't know...

    Grumpy answered the question you asked in post #1.

    It wasn't until post #6 that you mentioned the finished result.

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