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He is being foolish. Vs He is foolish.

Hi,
Are these two sentences, He is being foolish and He is foolish the same?

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anton_maximov profile picture anton_maximov   
There's a huge difference between them : "He's being foolish means that he is like that right now in a particular situation. To put in a nutshell: his behavior is foolish, while if you call him foolish, you give him a characteristic and it will mean that he's just the way he is.
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Gentlelion94 profile picture Gentlelion94   
« He is being foolish » means ATM he is foolish
« He is foolish » is descriptive
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