always polite - always being polite

blizzy

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What's the difference here?
I'm always being polite.
I'm always polite.

The first sentence is present continious and the other simple present.
So far so good. But where do they differ?
 

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The second is the natural way to express your constant politeness.
 

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When you say someone is being polite it can imply that they aren't always polite but are making an effort.
 

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He is being, but not always, polite.
 

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I'm always being polite.

This could be used if the person doesn't like being polite and has to make an effort to do so.
 

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"I'm always being polite." - I'm always acting as if I were inherently polite.
"I'm always polite." - I am [always] inherently polite.
 

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"I'm always being polite." - I'm always acting as if I were inherently polite.
"I'm always polite." - I am [always] inherently polite.

Nailed it!
 

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The first sentence is present continuous and the other simple present.
Please endeavour to pay attention to your spelling.
 
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