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Sitting

Post by HosseinM » Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:31 pm

Consider
"I'm seeing her, she is sitting."
Does it mean
"I'm seeing her, she approached a chair then sat on. Now she has sat on the chair."
or
"I'm seeing her, since I saw her till now she had sat on the chair."
?
Also
Is "she is standing" like that?

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Re: Sitting

Post by Joe » Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:19 pm

"I'm seeing" her is not English.

Perhaps you mean: "I'm watching her"?

In that case:

"I'm watching here. She is sitting" means that at the present moment she is sat on the chair.

Otherwise you would say something like:

"I'm watching her. She has just sat down."
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