Ashlie, Stephen and their cousins are going to the beach, but the British summer turns nasty on them. What is there to do in Britain when the weather is bad?


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Hello Team.
Stephen : It's not going to rain, it's summer! Stop worrying. Come on.
Could I switch 'Stop worrying' here into 'Stop being worry'?
What's the difference between them?
Would you like to explain, please?
Thank you very much.

Hello Nizam,

No, I'm afraid that wouldn't be correct, because 'worry' is not an adjective. If you used 'worried' (which is an adjective), it would be grammatically correct, but not natural. This is because the verb 'worry' is used instead of 'being worried' to talk about the emotional/mental state of worrying. And this is what Stephen is talking about -- Ashlie worrying around the present time, i.e. it's something she's still doing.

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you for explaining, Kirk!
That's what I was looking for.
This explanation has a hub with my previous question. Everyting is clear now.
Thanks again, Kirk!

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