Questions tagged with gerund

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Nouns followed by a gerund and not an infinitive
Hello everyone, In my book of C1 I've come across this: "My ambition is to become a teacher" (OK. I ...
gerund Infinitive nouns Clauses +1 vote, edited Jan 31 by Desp
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The squirrel was excellent in climbing. (mention the function of the emboldened gerund)
gerund +1 vote, edited Dec 27 '15 by Vladimir007
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Gerund phrase
In the following sentence is "stopping us" a gerund phrase? "There was no stopping us."
gerund Phrase 0 votes, asked Dec 18 '15 by Sarah Hillman
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gerund phrase vs. clauses
What's the difference between the following two sentence constructions: 1. Flower Station is a flower store selling a variety of ...
gerund clause 0 votes, asked Sep 09 '15 by Molly Buckwalter Fairfield
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Running shoes, participle or gerund?
Is running shoes considered as participle or gerund? it was used in a sentence as "My running shoes are newly ...
verbals participle participles gerund gerunds 0 votes, asked Jul 14 '15 by Emerie Cailes
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Gerund or Participle
In the sentence "On heating, ice melts", what's "heating", a "gerund" or a "participle"? How do I differentiate between the ...
gerund participle 0 votes, asked Jul 06 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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ING ending
Hi, I have a burning question. I'm from Bolivia. There soccer ist the most popular sport. In the past, soccer ...
gerund +1 vote, asked Jun 01 '15 by Milton
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Sentence Labeling/Diagramming
I ran into this sentence in class today: Learning to work with others isn't always easy. I know that "learning" ...
gerund phrases 0 votes, asked Mar 20 '15 by Tom
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noun and gerund
Hi !!! 1-which one is right? : I like ski ( the sport of skiing) or I like skiing? 2- ...
gerund noun sports +1 vote, asked Feb 04 '15 by Mahdi
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Gerund and Appositive Phrase
In the sentence, "Blanche, who enjoys talking, is very sweet." is the part "Blanche, who enjoys talking," a gerund AND ...
gerund gerundphrase appositive appositivephrase 0 votes, asked Jan 28 '15 by Haven Neiman
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gerund: noun or verb?
Is a gerund grammatically considered a noun or a verb?
gerund 0 votes, asked Jan 11 '15 by AT
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Why is "to providing" used on this sentence?
"Librarians respond by being flexible and adaptable in establishing a strong customer focus, requiring the expansion of their skills to ...
gerund 0 votes, edited Nov 20 '14 by Momo
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Please be reading - is this sentence correct?
I recently read an email from my daughter's teacher which said:"Please be reading 20 minutes every night."Is "please be reading" ...
grammar gerund 0 votes, asked Nov 16 '14 by Beth
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present continuous for future use take/answer
Why can you not say "I am taking / answering your questions at the end of the presentation?" In other ...
future gerund take answer 0 votes, asked Nov 12 '14 by cailin
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Gerunds: Watching
I had a buddy of mine recently tell me I missed a gerund in the following sentence or my sentence ...
gerund Infinitive 0 votes, asked May 23 '14 by Felip
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"to be" + gerund
In the sentence The car is still running, but is in bad condition. What would be considered the verb of ...
gerund objective complement +2 votes, asked Nov 08 '13 by sali
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Gerunds (instead of infinitives) in WH-questions
Is it possible to use a gerund instead of an infinitive in questions such as: 1) Why wait until tomorrow? ...
Infinitive gerund question why 0 votes, asked Aug 27 '13 by Lorenzo
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Please help - "suggest"
I was wondering if you could help me. I have always seen the word "suggest+Ving", but several days ago I ...
suggest gerund 0 votes, asked Jul 10 '13 by oxana
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Verb forms used as other types of word
When a verb form such as a gerund is used as a noun, or an adjective or such as a ...
conversion gerund participle verb 0 votes, asked Apr 16 '13 by Hannah Mace
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please help!
Among the following 3 sentenses, which are correct gramartically? 1)New technologies are making it possible manufacturing more milks. 2)New technologies ...
gerund 0 votes, asked Apr 04 '13 by park hyongsik
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I decided to ask several questions. (1a) Are the following constructions equal? : After doing smth, he did smth = ...
participle gerund 0 votes, edited Mar 24 '13 by Jonny English
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Gerund of verb?
Sentence: Lately, my friend and I have been shopping a lot. In the above sentence I see that "have" and ...
gerund verb 0 votes, asked Feb 28 '13 by AZTeach
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what is the difference between the usage of infinitive verb and grund to express likes and dislikes
gerund verb Infinitive likes dislikes 0 votes, asked Dec 08 '12 by genesis
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can't bear + Infinitive or Gerund
Could you please tell me which form of the verb 'tell' is correct in the sentence: He couldn't bear to ...
Infinitive gerund bear 0 votes, asked Nov 27 '12 by Artur Strozynski
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