Incorrect spelling, explanation: this spelling is incorrect, because we don’t exclude y when adding -ing suffix to a verb. We only do this with vowel e (for example care → caring). Y however remains, so the correct form should be studying.
Correct spelling, explanation: when -ing ending is added to a verb which ends with y, this letter stays within the word. Thus study + ing is studying.
Studing is incorrect, because y was omitted, and it shouldn’t be. E is the only vowel that we throw away when adding -ing suffix to a verb.
Definition of studying:
noun, act of someone who learns
Studying maths is a nightmare for me!
Jack is a terrible lawyer. Studying economy would be a better choice for him.
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