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    It seems ...

    It seems like getting fat
    It seems to get fat

    Is there any difference between the two?

    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: It seems ...

    Any context?

    If this refers to an animal, the most likely would be "It seems to be getting fat".

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    Re: It seems ...

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    It seems to be getting fat".
    Thank you Mike. I perfectly understand your sentence but this doesn't help me to understand the other ones.
    Are you saying that you don't use such sentences? Sorry I can't make out much contexts as I do not much understand them.
    Hope if you can give the contexts and clarify further their meanings.

    Thank you

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    #4

    Re: It seems ...

    You misunderstand, Joea. They are not proper English sentences, and don't have English meanings. Mike's guess is probably the best we are going to be able to do. Where did you find them, and why do you think they mean something?

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    #5

    Re: It seems ...

    Joea, it is you who needs to supply the context. We can only guess.

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    #6

    Re: It seems ...

    I am not a teacher.

    Let's not forget "the gainers".

    These are people who seem to like getting fat.

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    #7

    Re: It seems ...

    But would one call them it?

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    #8

    Re: It seems ...

    I am not a teacher.

    That seems unlikely.

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    #9

    Re: It seems ...

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    But would one call them it?
    Would one call babies it?

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    Re: It seems ...

    No.

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