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    #1

    Wink be vs being ?

    I can see that being a problem since I only have 4 GB of RAM on this machine.
    I can see that be a problem since I only have 4 GB of RAM on this machine.

    What's the differences between be and being here?

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    #2

    Re: be vs being ?

    I might respond If I could read your question.

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    #3

    Re: be vs being ?

    My question is easy to understand.
    Can I use "be" here? If no, please give me reason.
    Many thanks~

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    #4

    Re: be vs being ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    My question is easy to understand.
    I might be able to understand it if I could read it. Why did you use such a tiny font?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 28-Oct-2015 at 10:09.

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    #5

    Re: be vs being ?

    "Being" is correct; "be" is not.

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    #6

    Re: be vs being ?

    Piscean,
    Please help me.

    MikeNewYork
    Why can not use "be" here? I tried to translate into Chinese. It seems making sense.

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    #7

    Re: be vs being ?

    It may make sense in Chinese, but not in English. "Being" is a gerund noun which is needed there. "Be" is a verb which is not needed there.

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    #8

    Re: be vs being ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    MikeNewYork
    Why can I not use "be" here? I tried to translate it into Chinese. It seems to make sense.
    MNY

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