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Is is only paying grammatically correct in the following sentence?

if you took pictures yesterday, please note that our company is only paying for 1 picture per person. If you need additional pictures, please reach out to Michael directly and arrange for payments.

  • It will be well understood, but the company is paying as opposed to doing something else; it's paying for just one picture as opposed to multiple pictures, so a better phrasing is "our company is paying for only 1 picture per person. – user105719 Feb 9 at 11:21
  • @user105719 why the present continuous tense is correct here? – william007 Feb 9 at 12:45
  • Sorry, I seem to have answered the wrong question. The present progressive indicates ongoing action that happens now or will continue to happen in the near future. You could cover future time in a longer sense with the future tense: "Note our company will pay only for 1 picture." Or with the so-called enduring present: "Note our company pays for only 1 picture." The last indicates a long-standing policy. – user105719 Feb 9 at 13:28

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