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 Post subject: Please give me some information...
PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:57 pm 
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Hi Dear Sir!

Hope to be doing well!
I don't know the following ...
Definition of " Can't be + 1v-ing means "Can't be + first form of the verb with ing"
when we don't see the action happening , we only see or listen logical proofs of happening something and when we become 99% sure about the happening of the action, we use "Can't be +verb with ing"
E.g.: A: They are not working. (100% certainty)
E.g.: B: They can't be working . (99% certainty)
A: He is not coming. (100% certainty)
B: He can't be coming. (99% certainty)
Note: Please if you give little clarification to it, It would understandable for all.
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 Post subject: Re: Please give me some information...
PostPosted: Mon Jun 15, 2015 5:47 pm 
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Hi,

You are correct. I agree with your example sentences.

E.g.: A: They are not working. (100% certainty)
E.g.: B: They can't be working . (99% certainty)

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 Post subject: Meaning
PostPosted: Sat Jun 20, 2015 8:48 am 
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Hi,
Hope to be fine

Please I don't know its meaning

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Noorullah


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 Post subject: Re: Please give me some information...
PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 4:27 am 
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Hi,

I already tried to explain a couple of times in other posts. Some rules are too difficult to explain in English. It will be better to explain in your language. However, I do not speak your language. I believe this is important to know so I highly recommend finding someone who is fluent in English and can speak your language. Find an English teacher in your country and ask them this question.

I would like to help, but sometimes it requires knowing your language to properly explain this.

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