Are the following sentences grammatically correct?
Are you wanting to go to France?
Are you to want to go to France?
Do you want to go to France?
Do you to want to go to France?
- AmulyaPLv 51 month agoFavorite Answer
What's to be noted is there are many verbs that are generally not used in the present continuous;often they denote a state or perception or cognition.They don't denote an activity that is in progress or transition or process.They are..........
want, understand, think, sense, abhor, care, cost, depend, deserve, forgive etc.
The only sentence appears errorless is.... " Do you want to go to France ?
- robertoLv 61 month ago
- bluebellbkkLv 71 month ago
The normal question is, "Do you want to go to France?"
"Are you wanting to go to France?" is grammatically correct but unusual.
And the other two are simply wrong.
- RPLv 71 month ago
The second and last are wrong. The other two (1 and 3) are fine as written.
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- robert2020Lv 61 month ago
'Do you want to go to France?' As a direct question
This is the only way it's said in American English.
2. Is clearly bad grammar.Source(s): American English speaker
- Chi girlLv 71 month ago
"Do you want to go to France?" is correct.
"Are you wanting to" is US Southern dialect.
- Anonymous1 month ago
No. 3 is the form used by native speakers.
No. 4 and No. 2 are wrong.
No.1 might be used in some circumstances. Stick to No. 3 in general.
- Lord BaconLv 71 month ago
The first sentence is grammatically correct but not the usual way of asking that question.
Sentence two is not grammatically correct and would not make sense to a native English speaker.
The natural way of asking would be, "Do you want to go to France?"