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    Clarifiction on use of -ing

    Could you explain the following usages:
    People like to know where their food comes from.
    How do I explain the use of comes from v is coming from.

    Also
    100 percent of the produce arriving today is fresh.
    Again, the explanation for arriving vs that is arriving

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    Re: Clarifiction on use of -ing

    Hi Lynne B, and welcome to the forum.

    Quote Originally Posted by Lynne B View Post
    Could you explain the following usages?
    People like to know where their food comes from.
    Use that when making a general statement.

    You can use the "-ing" form in the context of a specific scenario/when talking about a specific food item; e.g.,
    The residents at the retirement home like to know where their fish is coming from.

    Quote Originally Posted by Lynne B View Post
    100 percent of the produce arriving today is fresh.
    Again, the explanation for arriving vs that is arriving
    "That" is implied in that sentence.
    In future, please start a new thread for unrelated questions.

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