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I don't know how to analyze the grammar of the following two statements:

"I don't want to keep listening to you sniffle."

vs.

"I don't want to keep listening to you sniffling."

To the point, I haven't been able to figure out if one is more correct than the other or if there's really any difference in meaning.

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The second sentence is grammatically incorrect. Only the first sentence is correct.

However, you can make the second sentence correct by changing the "you" to a "your". This is because the "-ing" suffix is used to make gerunds, so "your sniffling" in this context can mean "the sniffles that belong to you".

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