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  1. Unregistered
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    Question live and living

    Hi teachers,

    Please tell me the difference between live and living.

    (a) I live in New York.
    (b) I'm living in New York.

    Can we say both?
    If we can, what's the difference?
    If not, why?

    I'm looking forward to your answer.

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    Re: live and living

    (a) I live in New York.
    => statement of fact

    (b) I'm living in New York.
    => statement of present time

    Clerk: Where are you living at this time?
    Pete: Right now, I'm living in New York.

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