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    #1

    The baby is watering.

    The baby is watering.
    The baby is drooling.
    The baby's saliva dropping on my hand.

    were those sentences above correct?

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    #2

    Re: The baby is watering.

    The second is. Babies drool.

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    #3

    Re: The baby is watering.

    The example below may be helpful.
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    Watch out, the baby is dribbling on your shirt!"── quoted from http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/dribble_1

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    #4

    Re: The baby is watering.

    In BrE, "dribbling" is more common. "Drooling" is used though.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: The baby is watering.

    I am not a teacher.

    Animals and dirty old men drool.

    Babies and footballers dribble.

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    #6

    Re: The baby is watering.

    In the US, babies drool.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #7

    Re: The baby is watering.

    The baby is watering.
    This one doesn't work. We can say that someone's eyes are watering, but not that the baby's watering.

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    #8

    Re: The baby is watering.

    We also say "the baby is spitting up".

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    #9

    Re: The baby is watering.

    For me, that means that the baby had produced a little bit of vomit (usually some undigested milk). Dribbling is just saliva.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #10

    Re: The baby is watering.

    Yes, but if it is juice, it can be difficult to differentiate. That said, I am not a baby expert.

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