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When I have to put ING after verbs Hi, guys!

There are some verbs , like LIKE (it wasn't a joke), START and STOP that we have to put ING after them.

Could someone tell me after what kind of verb I have to do that?

Thanks a lot!

Hugs!
Jul 18, 2008 4:58 AM
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to look / looking.  speaking to you as a native speaker, TO look  feels like future.  and lookING is space thing.

>I was looking<             >I am looking<            >I will be looking<
ING is like beING inside of what you are saying.
I am lookING at this computer screen means i  started  a minute ago and i will  finish  in a minute.

I am between startING to look and finishING lookING.
and Look means you do it One Time.  Look = 1 time.  Looking = some time.
Now Look at this (one time).  You are Looking at this (started and will finish soon)

Look here for more:
http://www.italki.com/files/doc/9e99f131-aa97-4f50-b648-83d6cc3a7b6b.htm
December 5, 2008
In an other topic a guy gave me a good explanation, Leandro.

Like the example that Junior wrote, we have to put gerund form after a preposition.

Good luck, because I'm working hard in this part and it's not so easy to record the rules..rs..We have to practice. And this is not so easy either.
October 5, 2008
nao tou entendendo nada do que vocês estão falando!!
da para traduzir?
October 3, 2008
after BY and OF for example, the verbs are always written in the ING form... =)

by doing, of doing
September 24, 2008
hey Rebeca, where are you found this tip out ? I have the same doubt about gerund with state verbs
September 20, 2008
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