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San
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San asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 1 month ago

Which word is correct?

Don't run after your (escaped / escaping) pet rabbit, which will cause it to run farther.

Thanks!

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago
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    I would say "escaped", though I guess either would work.  But the sentence is worded incorrectly. "which" is wrong – it refers to the rabbit, not the running after it – and it should be two sentences:

    "Don't run after your escaped pet rabbit.  This will cause it to run farther."

    Or you could write it as one sentence separated into clauses by a semi-colon:

    "Don't run after your escaped pet rabbit; this will cause it to run farther."

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    That sentence doesn't make sense.  

    Running after your escaped pet rabbit will cause it to run farther.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Either is perfectly OK depend how much in the act of escaping you consider the bunny is.

  • 1 month ago

    Both seem ok but I would say escaping.

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