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    #1

    is being created VS is creating...

    "A mass grave is being created in the Mediterranean Sea and European policies are responsible"

    VS

    "A mass grave is creating in the Mediterranean Sea and European policies are responsible"

    Which one is more grammatical?
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    #2

    Re: is being created VS is creating...

    The first one is better.

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    #3

    Re: is being created VS is creating...

    I'd go further and say the second is out and out wrong!
    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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