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    I was sceptical

    I was skeptical about doing it, but production house kept requesting me, as many actors turned it down.

    I want to understand that request is a verb or adverb and why did we used present participle here? Please clarify

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    Re: I was sceptical

    "Requesting" is a verb there. It is in the continuous form because the process continued over time.

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    Re: I was sceptical

    Is there any specific rule of using present participle? Why did we use requesting in the above sentence?

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    Re: I was sceptical

    I've already answered that. See post 2.

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    Re: I was sceptical

    Quote Originally Posted by Anil Giria View Post
    Why did we use requesting in the above sentence?
    Keep [on] + -ing for repeated actions

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