正从 / 正在从

macrotis

Senior Member
Turkish
Hi all.

这个男人正从梯子上跳下来。

Isn't 在 necessary here? If I say it as 这个男人正在从梯子上跳下来。does the meaning change even a bit?
 
  • xiaolijie

    Senior Member
    UK
    English (UK)
    You don't need 在 here. It's normally used when the action can last for some duration. The act of jumping is just too short to use 在.
     
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