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How do you add そうだ meaning "looks like" to the 〜ている form? 〜て(い)そうだ?

E.g. 皆が集まっている・食材が揃っている + そうだ = ?

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For 様態{ようたい} ("conjecture"), the correct forms are:

・「皆{みな}が集{あつ}まっていそうだ」 "Looks like everyone has come."

・「食材{しょくざい}が揃{そろ}っていそうだ」 "Looks like they/we have all the ingredients ready."

・「おもしろそうだ」 No 「い」 before 「そう」. "It looks interesting."

For 風聞{ふうぶん} ("hearsay"), the correct forms are:

・「皆が集まっているそうだ」 "They say/I hear that everyone has come."

・「食材が揃っているそうだ」 "They say/I hear that all the ingredients are ready."

・「おもしろそうだ」 Needs 「い」. "They say/I hear that it is interesting."

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