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Meaning of weigh #1 (permalink) Wed Feb 08, 2006 11:07 am   Meaning of weigh
 

Common Errors in English, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #14 "Gerunds and Prepositions", question 7

I've just been on the bathroom scales and I know I've got to eat less because I am weighing far too.

(a) I've just been
(b) scales
(c) I've got to
(d) I am weighing

Common Errors in English, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #14 "Gerunds and Prepositions", answer 7

I've just been on the bathroom scales and I know I've got to eat less because I weigh far too.

Correct entry: I weigh
The error was: (d) I am weighing

You have not found the error.
I've just been on the bathroom scales and I know I've got to eat less because I am weighing far too.
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why I weigh?
Please meaning of weigh, Thnx

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Meaning of weigh #2 (permalink) Wed Feb 08, 2006 12:03 pm   Meaning of weigh
 

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Weigh is one of those verbs that do not normally appear in the progressive aspect, at least when it is used intransitively:

I weigh 70 kilograms.
I like oysters.
I know everyone in this room.


but

I am weighing my chances of success.
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