It is grammatically wrong to say I am liking this book?
- CogitoLv 72 months agoFavourite answer
It depends on whether or not you're still reading it or have finished it.
"I am liking" would mean that you're still reading it - although it would be far more natural to say, "I'm enjoying this book."If you've finished reading the book, you could say, "I like this book," I liked this book," or, "I enjoyed this book."
- GypsyfishLv 72 months ago
Technically, it's wrong. Verbs of mental state are not usually used in the progressive. You either like something or you don't. BUT companies started using "like" in the progressive a few years ago (such as McDonald's "I'm lovin' it") so now people have started using it that way, too. It might be understood as a temporary state- "I'm loving this book right now, but I might not like the ending".
- bluebellbkkLv 72 months ago
It is unusual but not 'wrong'.
- VivianLv 42 months ago
While "I am liking this book" is not grammatically wrong, you could also say: "I do like this book".
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- PearlLv 72 months ago
i dont think so
- ProfGene.TogolotLv 72 months ago
why worry about grammar with a very common expression that is used by many people?
- Mr. SmartypantsLv 72 months ago
It's not grammatically wrong. But up to just a few years ago it would have been very unusual. Today people very often use this form. "Are you seeing this?" instead of "Do you see this?" And McDonald's slogan "I'm lovin' it." instead of just "I love it".
- yet-knish!Lv 72 months ago