1. I can see her run slowly.
  2. I can see her running slowly.

What is the meaningful difference between the two sentences above?

  • This has been discussed on this site before. Please see previous posts. – Kris Jan 10 '17 at 10:08
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    Can you give me the link? – Indranil Bar Jan 10 '17 at 14:18

Either is fine, however, "I can see her run", would better be used as describing something in the past, such a a dream:

"I still see her in my dreams. In them, I can see her run, fast, and away, into the dark".

Running would better be used for describing a real time event.

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