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I know that stative verbs are not used in the progressive tense but I can't understand why do we consider the verb "deny" as a stative verb and not as an action verb?

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Who has claimed that deny is a stative verb?

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Jigneshbharatistative verbs are not used in the progressive tense

This is not 100% true. It depends on how a verb is used. Some verbs can be both stative and dynamic, but they are generally classified according to how they are used most of the time.

Jigneshbharatiwhy do we consider the verb "deny" as a stative verb and not as an action verb?

We don't. See Deny Vs denying

CJ

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Is that habitual thief denying again that he didn't to it?

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