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    Confused with this sentence. Need help.

    Which one is correct: I just set up my Twitter account or I just setting up my Twitter account? I need some little explanation here. Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: Confused with this sentence. Need help.

    The first is correct. The second would also be correct with "am" before "setting".

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    Re: Confused with this sentence. Need help.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    The first is correct. The second would also be correct with "am" before "setting".
    Got it! Thanks, Mike.

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    #4

    Re: Confused with this sentence. Need help.

    With the correction, the first talks about something in the recent past; the second refers to something in progress.

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    Re: Confused with this sentence. Need help.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    The second would also be correct with "am" before "setting".
    Hello, Mike.
    Wouldn't it be better if "am" were put before "just"?

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    #6

    Re: Confused with this sentence. Need help.

    Yes, you're right. It should be "I am just setting up ..." not "I just am setting up ...".
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 21-Mar-2014 at 09:38.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: Confused with this sentence. Need help.

    ucul, please note that a better title would have been I just set up/I just setting up.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

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

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    Re: Confused with this sentence. Need help.

    Quote Originally Posted by tzfujimino View Post
    Hello, Mike.
    Wouldn't it be better if "am" were put before "just"?
    Oops! Yes. I meant before "just". Thank you!

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