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    sitting and seating

    Seating herself, she invited him to do the same.

    Could I use 'sitting' instead of 'seating' is this sentence, please?
    What's the difference between these verbs?
    Thanks.

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    Re: sitting and seating

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    Seating herself, she invited him to do the same.

    Could I use 'sitting' instead of 'seating' is this sentence, please?
    What's the difference between these verbs?
    No, "seat" has to have an object.

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