Seizan
 
Reply Sun 11 Nov, 2018 08:24 pm
What is the grammatical difference between the following?

Look at the walking man.
Look at the man walking.

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Reply Mon 12 Nov, 2018 07:04 am
@Seizan,
Walking man : adjective

Man walking: adjective participle
Seizan
 
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Reply Tue 13 Nov, 2018 06:05 am
@PUNKEY,
Thanks -- I wasn't sure how to explain it to our Japanese English teacher.

I guess it ends up being more a matter of writing or speaking style. He just has to keep it consistent.

:-)
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