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están comiendo
-they're eating
See the entry forestán comiendo.
están comiendo
-they/you are eating
Present progressiveellos/ellas/ustedesconjugation ofcomer.

están comiendo

están comiendo(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (they are ingesting food)
a. they're eating
Los niños tienen prohibido usar el celular mientras están comiendo.The kids are forbidden to use their cellphones while they're eating.
2. (they are eating lunch)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. they're having lunch
¿Dónde están Paula y Santiago? - Están comiendo. Vuelven en un rato.Where are Paula and Santiago? - They're having lunch. They'll be back in a while.
3. (they are eating dinner)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. they're having dinner
No permitas que los niños miren televisión mientras están comiendo.Don't let the kids watch TV while they're having dinner.
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