Monday, 10 August 2015

What's a Gerund?

In grammar a gerund is the -ing form of a verb that functions as a noun.

Here's an example

There's a ghost that haunts the abandoned building.

In this sentence the verb form building acts as a noun.

The sorcerer had mighty powers but terrible spelling

Here the verb form spelling acts as a noun in the sentence.

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