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    Correct use of the present participle?

    Is there anything wrong with this:

    There are those who hold a different opinion, arguing instead that....

    Is the "arguing" OK here since I think the rule is that the "subject" of "argue" needs to be the subject of the other clause - and the subject of the other clause is "There"?

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    Re: Correct use of the present participle?

    "Arguing" works in that sentence. There is no subject of "argue".

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