88 Wider range of uses of progressive be + V-ing than in StE: extension to stative verbs

A - feature is pervasive or obligatory13
B - feature is neither pervasive nor extremely rare25
C - feature exists, but is extremely rare10
D - attested absence of feature15
X - feature is not applicable (given the structural make-up of the variety/P/C)9
? - no information on feature is available4

Feature area:
Verb phrase I: tense and aspect
Typical example:
Iʼm liking this; What are you wanting?
Example source:
Kortmann/Szmrecsanyi (2004)
Variety World Region Type Value
Id Primary text Variety Variety Type