absorbed?

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Eway

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I read this sentence in my book:

"I spend my days absorbed in reading."

Is it grammatically correct?
Shouldn't the verb after "spend" be in Ving form?
 

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Not here- absorbed is not an active verb:
I spend my time reading
I spend my time (being) absorbed in reading.

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Use "spending" in a sentence such as this:
  • I have been spending my days absorbed in reading.
It's not the same, of course.

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No, but it shows an admirable dedication to reading. ;-)
 
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