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    #1

    what if we talking to him are just making it worse?

    is this sentence correct?
    "what if we talking to him are just making it worse?"
    can we use "ing" after what if?
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 10-Jan-2018 at 23:40. Reason: Made thread title relevant

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    Re: what if we talking to him are just making it worse?

    We can use 'ing' after 'what if', but your 'sentence' is not correct. You could say 'What if by talking to him we are just making it worse?'
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 10-Jan-2018 at 23:41. Reason: Made thread title match the new original
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    #3

    Re: what if we talking to him are just making it worse?

    You could also say What if our talking to him is just making it worse?
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 10-Jan-2018 at 23:41. Reason: Made thread title match the new original
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    #4

    Re: what if we talking to him are just making it worse?

    Gorzki pies, please note that I have changed your thread title. Titles should include some/all of the words/phrases you are asking us about.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: what if we talking to him are just making it worse?

    Those interested in the us/our + gerund question might be interested in this thread. It is not recommended for learners.

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