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    Heard him Sing vs Heard him singing

    Are both of the following sentences correct and if yes then what is the difference ?

    1:- I heard him sing.
    2:- I heard him singing.

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    Re: Heard him Sing vs Heard him singing

    I am not a teacher.

    The first answer is yes, and the second answer is that it depends on context. There is sometimes very little difference in meaning, and sometimes there is more.

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    Re: Heard him Sing vs Heard him singing

    not a teacher

    The two sentences are examples of verbs of perception.

    http://www.englishgrammar.org/verbs-perception/

    Sentence 1 suggests the action of singing was complete.
    Sentence 2 suggests the action was in progress.

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