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    #1

    telling

    I wonder if "telling(1), telling(2)" is gerund or anything.
    1. Who do you think you are, telling me what to do.
    2. You have some nerve, telling me what to do.

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    #2

    Re: telling

    Hi.
    "telling" in both of your sentences acts as a participle.

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