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  1. Unregistered
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    Thumbs down Yawning

    "I was yawning" . Is this sentence correct? since this is an action which we do unknowingly it should say in a manner which depict that this action was not intentional. How can we say this sentence correctly?


    please explain it usage with examples.

  2. IvanV's Avatar

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    Re: Yawning

    You could use the sentence, for sure. Here's an example:

    -Ivan, why did you make that face yesterday when Marie approached?
    -Dan, I was yawning, I have nothing against Marie!

    or..

    -Hi Ivan, Jodie on the phone again, could pass your brother ― again?... Um... Ivan?
    -Sorry Jodie, I was jawning. Yes, yes, sure, hold on.

    I.

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    Re: Yawning

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    since this is an action which we do unknowingly it should say in a manner which depict that this action was not intentional.
    There is no particular reason why it should depict that. If the yawn is theatrical or faked, then it is more likely to be commented on.

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