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    #1

    Is she being?Are they being/Are you being? etc

    I need a sentence (for a grammar exercise) which would sound natural and begin with Is she being?Are they being/Are you being? etc (plus some adjective, not participle). There are plenty in the Internet like Are they being too greedy? But I'll have to give a lot of context while I need just one or two sentences with clear context.
    Could you help me and write one? (Of course, you can put names instead of he/she/they)
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #2

    Re: Is she being?Are they being/Are you being? etc

    Is she being honest with you?

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    Re: Is she being?Are they being/Are you being? etc

    Thank you, MikeNewYork. And what about the sentence Is she honest with you? Does it differ much from the one you wrote? Does it imply that the person might not be honest all the time?
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #4

    Re: Is she being?Are they being/Are you being? etc

    Not much difference, The -ing form refers to current behavior. Your new version could be current or past. Both suggest the suspicion that she is not (being) honest.

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