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    _____ is stopping

    When an action stops, it does not continue or proceed further.

    Is there a sentence like “_____ is stopping”, and it makes sense?

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    Re: _____ is stopping

    The rain is stopping.
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    Re: _____ is stopping

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    The rain is stopping.
    Until the rain stops, it is still raining, the rain may be getting lighter, but not yet stops.




    I am not a teacher.
    Last edited by bigC; 06-Sep-2017 at 11:38. Reason: "I am not a teacher" added

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    Re: _____ is stopping

    The rain is stopping: the rain is easing and going to stop.
    The train is stopping: the train is slowing down and going to stop.
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    Re: _____ is stopping

    There's nothing wrong with 'The rain/bus is stopping', meaning 'gradually coming to a halt'.

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