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On Thu, 29 Jan 2004 20:37:36 -0800, Aquamarine Demon
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In my 3+ years of studying French (and I'm fairly competent in it...), I've
never encountered a correctly French way to express "I am eating" that
differentiates itself from "I eat". It may be confusing, mais c'est la vie.
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>Noelle
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Consistent with what Mike Poxon posted last week, all my French textbooks
tell me the sense of the English progressive can be captured by "Ítre en
train de" as in "Je suis en train de manger."

--John Quijada