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Seeing vs. watching #1 (permalink) Tue Apr 20, 2010 4:38 am   Seeing vs. watching
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #831 "Look, See and Watch (2)", question 2

I am ......... Cliff now. We started dating about a month ago.

(a) watching
(b) see
(c) seeing
(d) looking

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #831 "Look, See and Watch (2)", answer 2

I am seeing Cliff now. We started dating about a month ago.

Correct answer: (c) seeing

Your answer was: incorrect
I am watching Cliff now. We started dating about a month ago.
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please give me an explanation
Stupy
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Seeing vs. watching #2 (permalink) Tue Apr 20, 2010 17:06 pm   Seeing vs. watching
 

Hi Stupy,
A common phrase for dating someone is 'seeing someone.'
For example: "Ray is seeing Karen" = "Ray is dating Karen."
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