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Pier Marco Bertinetto (2000). The progressive in Romance, as compared with English.

URL: http://alphalinguistica.sns.it/QLL/QLL95/PMB_Romance_progressive.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3647&langcode=spa (2020-08-08).


Example #1:

    constantemente produciendo.
    constantly          producing
    `Thus, each individual is forced to produce, must constantly produce.'
Example #2:

    b. Estoy yendo al centro cada tres días.
    I - am     going to-the center every three days
    `I am going downtown every three days.'
Example #3:

    (13) En Mérida estuvieron reconstruyendo                   el puente *en / durante           dos años.
    In    Merida        (they) were   rebuilding          the     bridge   in /     fo r         two years
    `In Merida they kept rebuilding the bridge for two years.'
Example #4:

    b. Juan fue colocando libros de 3 a 5.
    Juan   went placing   books from 3 to 5
    `Juan kept putting back books from 3 to 5.'
Example #5:

    (ii) Vienen estudiando ese problema desde hace tres años.
    they-come studying       this problem        since     three years
    `They've been studying this problem for three years.'