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    #1

    being chewed VS chewed

    Yet even a Marsh-wiggle gets tired of being chewed.


    What does the sentence mean of "being" here?

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    #2

    Re: being chewed VS chewed

    Is a "Marsh-wiggle" edible? I'm not familiar with the term. Please quote the source and author.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: being chewed VS chewed

    full sentences are as follow:
    No, and it can't bite either. said Puddleglum. If I had the silly soft hands you humans have (saving your Highness's reverence) I'd have been all over blood by now.

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    #4

    Re: being chewed VS chewed

    Yet even a Marsh-wiggle gets tired of being chewed.
    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    full sentences are as follow:
    "No, and it can't bite either," said Puddleglum. "If I had the silly soft hands you humans have (saving your Highness's reverence) I'd have been all over blood by now."
    "Please cite the source and the author" means you should tell us the name and author of the work this came from. For example, "The Silver Chair" by C.S. Lewis.

    Correct punctuation is important. You've omitted four quotation marks and typed a period (full stop) where Lewis must have had a comma. See my corrections above.

    In your first quotation, the narrator is telling the reader that if you chew on a Marsh-wiggle long enough, the creature will get tired of it like any other animal.
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    #5

    Re: being chewed VS chewed

    if i omit the word "being" I think it doesn't make any sense. Because the word "being" here is describing the action in process. And, chewed is past tense that it means the action is done.

    Am I correct?

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    #6

    Re: being chewed VS chewed

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    if i omit the word "being" I think it doesn't make any sense. Because the word "being" here is describing the action in process. And, chewed is past tense that it means the action is done.

    Am I correct?
    Yes.

    Remember to capitalize the word I.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #7

    Re: being chewed VS chewed

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post

    Remember to capitalize the word I.
    And the first letter of every new sentence.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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