She is smelling a black rose. (Progressive verb)
She is looking at the sky. (Temporary activity)
We say that first sentence is a progressive verb but second is a temporary activity. I believe both are temporary and progressive. Suggestions please.
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I have considered from lot of books and all I could find is that progressive verb and temporary activity is same there is no distinction between them. there are certain verbs which specifies the ongoing process on their own like seems, hear, see, tastes these verbs are known as non progressive verbs.
I am owning a house (there is nothing like owning)
I own a house.
These type of verbs use with indefinite and perfect tenses in order to specify their meaning but on the contrary these non progressive verbs when use with verb in like(swimming, dancing,singing) form specify some temporary action like in above question both smelling and looking are non progressive verb but can specify temporary action for a that point of time
"She is smelling a black rose."
"She is looking at the sky."