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Could the sentence "I like dancing." mean "I like it when other dance."
Consider:
1-I don't like dancing around me when I am eating.
 

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Yes, it certainly can. :-D
 

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navi said:
Could the sentence "I like dancing." mean "I like it when other dance."
Consider:
1-I don't like dancing around me when I am eating.

All by itself, "I like dancing" would likely be confused with liking to dance yourself. In your second sentence the confusion is eliminated. :wink:
 

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Your desired meaning would require context. The default interpretation would be performing to activity, not watching it. ;-)
 
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