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I only use snack as a noun.  Is the verb snacking correct usage?

grammar asked Feb 17 at 03:16 Tanya Boerhave New member

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Snack can be used as a verb. 

 

They snack on tea and biscuits every afternoon.

 

Snacking is a gerund.  A gerund is a verb that has -ing added to it, and it acts as a noun.

 

His snacking has led to weight gain.

link comment answered Feb 17 at 19:13 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

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