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    like him playing midfield

    Can one say:
    I like him playing midfield.
    instead of:
    I like him WHEN he plays midfield.

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    Yes, but it could be confusing. If the context (football/soccer) is understood then it might be fine as it is, IMO.

    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    Re: like him playing midfield

    Quote Originally Posted by navi
    Can one say:
    I like him playing midfield.
    instead of:
    I like him WHEN he plays midfield.
    I agree with Red. As long as the meaning is clear, that structure is fine.

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