Definition of つつある

つつあるtsutsuaru Inflection

suffix / godan ~る verb (irregular):

  • to be doing; to be in the process of doing - with masu stem つつ

Example Sentences

It is even becoming accepted even in exam-English that that called "simple future tense" does not exist.
The Japanese economy is going through a period of great stress.
Divorce is becoming more common nowadays.
Darkness is falling.
Prices are going up.

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