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Hello,

I need to know the exact meaning of: "being fixed"

Is it referring to something unmovable or completely absolutely fixed?
Or to something in the process "to be" in a fixed state at some point in the futur?

Thanks

CG
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Hi CG

The precise meaning depends on the context. What's the rest of the sentence?
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YankeeHi CG

The precise meaning depends on the context. What's the rest of the sentence?

Hello Yankee,

Here's the sentence:
" bug only affecting storefronts, being fixed."

But I'm also interested to understand all the other meanings we may find.

Thanks Emotion: smile

CG

Hi CG

Well, that sentence is similar to a headline -- some words have been left out. To me, this sounds like a reference to "online storefronts" and the bug is some kind of problem in the program.

I assume this would be the full sentence:
"The bug is only affecting storefronts; it (the problem) is being fixed."

Therefore, "being fixed" = "is being fixed" = present continuous tense of the verb 'fix', passive voice
Here, the meaning of 'to fix' is 'to repair'. --> Someone is repairing the bug in a program (at the moment).

In other contexts, the verb 'fix' might have a meaning similar what you mentioned (i.e. to fasten something somewhere so that it remains in position/cannot be moved).
Thanks Yankee.
The assumption was good. I was wondering where "in the time" it stands.
I guess it's:
I will fix it
I'm fixing it
It's being fixed
It's fixed.

Thanks again! Emotion: wink

Cheers!

CG
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