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    gerund

    Hi!
    Could you please let me know if the word 'feeling' in the following sentence is considered gerund or not? and why?

    "I never try to disguise my true feeling"

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    Re: gerund

    Quote Originally Posted by rosa87 View Post
    Hi!
    Could you please let me know if the word 'feeling' in the following sentence is considered gerund or not? and why?

    "I never try to disguise my true feeling"

    Thanks!
    We usually say "true feelings" and in this case "feelings" is a plural noun so not a gerund.

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