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    rambharosey is offline Junior Member
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    Is "running" a verb?

    He is running.

    In the above sentence, I know that "is" is the verb and "running" is a present participle. Is "running" also considered a "verb"?

    Similarly, are "past participles" also considered verbs? For example, in the sentence below, is "done" considered a verb:

    He has done his homework.

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    Re: Is "running" a verb?

    NOT A TEACHER

    In the above sentence, I know that "is" is the verb and "running" is a present participle. Is "running" also considered a "verb"?
    I believe it is, because 'is' is an auxiliary verb and 'running' is a main verb.

    Similarly, are "past participles" also considered verbs? For example, in the sentence below, is "done" considered a verb:
    The same explanation as above.

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