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    a simple question about english

    hi

    well, I think it's a stupid question... but I'm just wondering: you say to take - taking , to drink - drinking , to run - running and so on. but what do you say in this case: to party - ??

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    Partying

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shawn View Post
    Partying
    thank you very much couldn't find it in the dictionary so I wasn't sure about that. is it official english or more colloquial?

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    Is party a name?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skins View Post
    Is party a name?
    eeeh what? not it's not a name.. it's a verb

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    Party is a verb.

    I am partying at a party.
    Partying = verb
    party = noun

    I think partying is ok to use in everyday English, anyway, partying is colloquial, so I guess saying that you party, "partying" is acceptable

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shawn View Post
    Party is a verb.

    I am partying at a party.
    Partying = verb
    party = noun

    I think partying is ok to use in everyday English, anyway, partying is colloquial, so I guess saying that you party, "partying" is acceptable
    thank you very much for your explanation

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    I used "celebrating"... Now this question I also served me. thanks

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    This is called the present progressive (y)

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