Can you please explain differences in following phrases:

  • I am thinking
  • I thinking
  • I think
  • I have been thinking
  • on math we have a phrase - can you show what you have done? the second one is plain wrong, unless you add a comma
    – JMP
    Jul 8, 2015 at 11:22

1 Answer 1

  • I am thinking This is present tense. You currently thinking at this precise moment.

  • I thinking This is not the correct usage of English. I would presume it was heard as the incorrect version of the above.

  • I think This version precedes your opinion. For example, "I think there will be further welfare cuts in the budget."

  • I have been thinking This variant is past-tense. You have considered a topic and are reflecting upon it.

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