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This article presents a corpus-based comparison of the two most frequent progressive constructions in Dutch: the prepositional construction aan het INF zijn 'be at the INF' (PREP-progressive) and the posture verb construction liggen/zitten/staan+te+INF 'lie/sit/stand+to+INF' (POSprogressive). Both constructions have in common that they cannot occur with stative verbs, both are grammaticalised constructions with locative origins and both can often occur with the same verbs. However, we arguedoi:10.5117/nedtaa2015.1.lemm fatcat:si2do6ugtred7pol7p7qhxfxye