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ている① ている①

ている①

is・am・are ~ing

⚠ You may come across verb [て] + て (来てて). This is the て-form of ている - 来ていて with い omitted.

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Verb[] + いる
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[In casual spoken Japanese the い is often dropped (食べている → 食べてる)]

[いる is an auxiliary verb]

⚠️While ている is often translated as "~ing" in English, it is closer to a remaining state (e.g. 知っている ≠ am knowing ・ 死んでいる ≠ am dying)

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