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    Exclamation verb + -ing

    after "of" verb + -ing?

    e.g. I'm tired of tell you.... or..... I'm tired of telling you.

    Which is correct?

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    Re: verb + -ing

    I'm tired of telling you


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    Re: verb + -ing

    Just remember that after preposition( such as in, of, after...) always verb+ ing is followed.

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    Re: verb + -ing

    Additionally, prepositions require an object and nominals function as objects. "tell" is a verb, but add -ing to it and it becomes a gerund, a verbal noun, a nominal.

    Quote Originally Posted by bosunyum
    in, of, after...) always verb+ ing is followed.


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    Re: verb + -ing

    Thank you for the answer, Hobbes!


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    Thank you for your answer, bosunyum!!

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