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    I hate how so many people body shame mothers - 2

    Hello!

    People have written supportive comments to tell her she did the right thing.

    One person wrote: "You look damn good for having a baby 4 months ago. I hate how so many people body-shame mothers. We literally have done the most amazing thing.

    Shouldn't the sentence "I hate how so many people body-shame mothers" be expressed as "I hate it when so many people body-shame mothers" or "I hate so many people to body-shame mothers" or "I hate so many people body-shaming mothers"?

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    Re: I hate how so many people body shame mothers - 2

    Quote Originally Posted by JACEK1 View Post
    Shouldn't the sentence "I hate how so many people body-shame mothers" be expressed as "I hate it when so many people body-shame mothers" or "I hate so many people to body-shame mothers" or "I hate so many people body-shaming mothers"?
    It could (not "should") be expressed with your first variation. The second is ungrammatical and the third doesn't mean the same thing.
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