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    Adding ING

    Is there any grammar rule that tells you when you have to double the last consonant of a verb when you're adding "ING"?

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    Re: Adding ING

    Terminal consonant are most often doubled after a vowel, but only when the stress is on that syllable and the vowel sound is short. Exceptions do exist. There are also consonants that never double.

    Additionally, you might want to look here.

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