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    see your point

    Are they all natural answers when somebody just clearified their point of view?

    1 I see your point now.

    2 I'm seeing your point now.

    3 OK, I've gotten it.

    4 OK, good to know.

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    #2

    Re: see your point

    Quote Originally Posted by krisfromgermany View Post
    Are they all natural answers when somebody just clearified clarified their point of view?

    1 I see your point now.

    2 I'm seeing your point now. (grammatical but not natural)

    3 OK, I've gotten it. (grammatical but the natural response in this context would be "OK, I got it."

    4 OK, good to know.
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    #3

    Re: see your point

    Good to know that #1 is correct because I remember that back in the days at school, my English teacher always said that "now" is a hint to use the present progressive.

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    #4

    Re: see your point

    Note that BE speakers rarely use 'gotten'.

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    Re: see your point

    Quote Originally Posted by krisfromgermany View Post
    my English teacher always said that "now" is a hint to use the present progressive.
    It is, but when a verb is rarely used in the present progressive form,then it may be better to ignore the hint.

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    #6

    Re: see your point

    I've got it is common in AmE.
    I am not a teacher.

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