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What are the different ways to express present continuous tense in Latin?

You express it with the present tense. The Latin present cano stands for both the English present "I sing" and the present continuous "I am singing". Only context will determine ...
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A process now in progress, with no agent

I'd suggest four approaches: A good way to convey a middle-voiced meaning is Latin is to use a reflexive pronoun. Fortasse orexis tua sānitātem portendit sē restituentem. = Maybe your appetite is a ...
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edere panem vs. comedere panem

I am not sure you can draw this conclusion. There do seem to be cases where comedo is used indefinitely. For example, in Juvenal's second satire, he write comedunt colyphia paucae (few women consume ...
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