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Old September 14, 2008, 10:02 AM
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The gerund and the indicative present

  • Estoy comiendo. = I am eating.
  • Como. = I eat.

In English there is no difference, but does that also apply to Spanish?
Are the two sentences interchangeable?
I guess the first is intransitive. But is that the only difference?

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