Questions tagged with participle

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which vs present participle for effect/result of previous verb
Hello. Please consider the following example: The cat knocked a dish off the table, causing the dog to bark. The ...
which participle 0 votes, asked Dec 08 by Dan
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Practice TOEIC
There is a sample question on the ETS site for the TOEIC. It is a multiple choice question, but I ...
present participle 0 votes, asked Oct 22 by Jakob Collins
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How to use the participle phrase
Is there a wrong way to use a participle phrase? Like in this example: "I have down most f the ...
participle Phrase phrases participial -1 votes, asked Aug 11 by Kaleb Dodson
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Adverb Clauses Beginning with Present Participle?
Can an adverb clause that is not "cause and effect" of the subject, but rather further explaining that subject, begin ...
adverbs present participle 0 votes, asked Jul 30 by Michael
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What's wrong with this sentence?
What is wrong with the following sentence: "Bob is a curious person, collecting things." My instinct tells me that the ...
participle progressive 0 votes, asked Apr 08 by Eddie
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Combine into single sentence. Ihave completed the task.I went to play
participle 0 votes, asked Feb 18 by carolyn
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Confused about the verbs in this sentence
I'm teaching English and my students recently had a question about a sentence that has 6 verbs. They asked what ...
verb participle Conjunction 0 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by MrAdamSK
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Gerunds as Prepositions
Often I see gerunds used in a prepositional manner. For instance: 'I saw him hitting John' or 'the documents concerning ...
gerunds participle preposition +1 vote, asked May 30 '13 by Geoffrey
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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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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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