Value B

Language:
Australian English
Parameter:
Wider range of uses of progressive be + V-ing than in StE: extension to stative verbs

Examples

  1. Were you wanting to make a booking?

    See Peters, Pam nd: S1A-071:398

  2. Viv um you want to talk about the pill if you're already having uh ye osteoporosis.

    See Peters, Pam 2004-2006: ABCnat4:[P1]