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I posted a question today about "Have to / having to?Have to / having to?"
and I used the verb "find" in the progressive.
: I'm finding more and more that "having to" is also used instead of "have to".

Someone comments it's a "recency illusion" or a stereotypical characteristic of Indian English.
I'm not a native speaker of English, and I never have been in touch with Indian a bit.

I've been reading about stative verbs in the progressive
and I've seen and heard them not a few times in movies, dramas, novels, games, grammars,
most of which are put out in the U.S.A. or the U.K.,
so I thought it would be OK to use the special progressive use in proper contexts,
but now I think I'm missing something important, and I'm confused a lot.
If you know what it is, please tell me about it with good explanations and examples.

Now I'm going to show you some of the examples of the progressive with stative verbs
that I've been collecting on my own for two years or so,
(quite a few of them from grammars, some from dramas, novels and stuff...)
and I want to know you native speakers' opinions on that.

If your views on the usage diverge a lot, I'm going to have to think about which side I'm on,
and one of the two is preferred over the other, then I'll follow it.

I posted a question today about "Have to / having to?"
and I used the verb "find" in the progressive.
: I'm finding more and more that "having to" is also used instead of "have to".

Someone comments it's a "recency illusion" or a stereotypical characteristic of Indian English.
I'm not a native speaker of English, and I never have been in touch with Indian a bit.

I've been reading about stative verbs in the progressive
and I've seen and heard them not a few times in movies, dramas, novels, games, grammars,
most of which are put out in the U.S.A. or the U.K.,
so I thought it would be OK to use the special progressive use in proper contexts,
but now I think I'm missing something important, and I'm confused a lot.
If you know what it is, please tell me about it with good explanations and examples.

Now I'm going to show you some of the examples of the progressive with stative verbs
that I've been collecting on my own for two years or so,
(quite a few of them from grammars, some from dramas, novels and stuff...)
and I want to know you native speakers' opinions on that.

If your views on the usage diverge a lot, I'm going to have to think about which side I'm on,
and one of the two is preferred over the other, then I'll follow it.

I posted a question today about "Have to / having to?"
and I used the verb "find" in the progressive.
: I'm finding more and more that "having to" is also used instead of "have to".

Someone comments it's a "recency illusion" or a stereotypical characteristic of Indian English.
I'm not a native speaker of English, and I never have been in touch with Indian a bit.

I've been reading about stative verbs in the progressive
and I've seen and heard them not a few times in movies, dramas, novels, games, grammars,
most of which are put out in the U.S.A. or the U.K.,
so I thought it would be OK to use the special progressive use in proper contexts,
but now I think I'm missing something important, and I'm confused a lot.
If you know what it is, please tell me about it with good explanations and examples.

Now I'm going to show you some of the examples of the progressive with stative verbs
that I've been collecting on my own for two years or so,
(quite a few of them from grammars, some from dramas, novels and stuff...)
and I want to know you native speakers' opinions on that.

If your views on the usage diverge a lot, I'm going to have to think about which side I'm on,
and one of the two is preferred over the other, then I'll follow it.

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※. What I'm asking you is as follows:
1. the validity of the expression "I'm finding more and more that..." in the context of the original post
2. whether or not stative verbs in the progressive is widely acceptable and
    and questions about your opinions on that
    (As I already said, if most of you reject the usage like the examples, then I should avoid it.
     If most of you welcome it, I'll keep on with it.)


※. What I'm asking you is as follows:
1. the validity of the expression "I'm finding more and more that..." in the context of the original post
2. whether or not stative verbs in the progressive is widely acceptable and your opinions on that
    (As I already said, if most of you reject the usage like the examples, then I should avoid it.
     If most of you welcome it, I'll keep on with it.)


※. What I'm asking you is as follows:
1. the validity of the expression "I'm finding more and more that..." in the context of the original post
2. whether or not stative verbs in the progressive is widely acceptable
    and questions about your opinions on that
    (As I already said, if most of you reject the usage like the examples, then I should avoid it.
     If most of you welcome it, I'll keep on with it.)

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