progressive aspect

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the aspect of a verb that expresses its on-going action

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On historical grounds, the progressive aspect is generally considered to stem from the Old English (OE) construction be + present participle as in he w&s huntende (1).
bilinguals are more prone to adhering to the Aspect Hypothesis in their English grammars, or whether they might show a tendency to accept stative verbs in the progressive aspect, following the constraints of Scottish Gaelic.
In contrast to the durative progressive aspect, the focalized progressive is only available for accomplishment verbs.
Klein argues that the progressive aspect places the topic time within the situation time as in the two possibilities in (2a).
I urge you to explore the non fundamentalist, much more progressive aspects of Christianity.
The conclusion reiterates the tension between gender progressive aspects of men becoming immersed in beauty culture and the ways in which it tends to reinforce existing power relations.
Saving Capitalism from the capitalist by Hartmut Elsenhans argues that a lack of perception of the progressive aspects of capitalism has resulted into policy measures that have frequently been defeated.
Like no other time in its history, Volvo is aligning its products with evocative, progressive aspects of Scandinavian cool, while taking care to note the brand's longevity.
To create change, NZNO must model progressive aspects of the modern union movement, particulary in terms of its values and its inclusivity.
We are now pointing to the progressive aspects of Senate Bill 4 in our comments to the BLM, who retreated from regulating acidisation of wells," he says.
Sd al-Hudaifi, Media Center Manager, said: "The contestants' images truly reflected Qatar's vibrant society, its progressive aspects as well as its wealth of heritage and culture.
However, during the process of adoption and implementation in recent months, a number of attacks from conservative sectors of the country have sought to undermine the most progressive aspects of the Plan, distorting the original spirit of resolving the human rights demands of Brazilian society.
The foundation is named for Sidney Hillman, the founding president of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, who "pioneered many of the most progressive aspects of the American labor movement.
A New Reformation is very strongly recommended and iconoclastic reading, and to be given high praise as an outstandingly informative and quite comprehensive study of the Christian movement, especially the Catholic church, and a coherent presentation of the more progressive aspects of the Christian religion in modern times.
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