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    Post A Gerund/Infinitive Question

    When the fishing boat failed to return, she stood on the cliff --- out the sea.
    a) gazing b)gazed c)to gaze d) gaze e) having gazed
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    It is wrong of you --- comments on anything if you don't have much knowledge about on the subject. a) to be making b) making c) to make d) having made e) made
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    Quote Originally Posted by lfthnLl View Post
    When the fishing boat failed to return, she stood on the cliff --- out the sea.
    a) gazing b)gazed c)to gaze d) gaze e) having gazed
    Thanks in advance...
    Welcome to the forums, IfthnLi. Which one would you choose? (there is a preposition missing as well)

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Welcome to the forums, IfthnLi. Which one would you choose? (there is a preposition missing as well)
    Thanks, by the way you are right. It is not ''--- out the sea'' it is ''--- out to sea''
    First, I thought it was ''gazing'' but then I saw that the sentence is written in past tense and I thought it could be ''having gazed'' too.

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    Default Re: A Gerund/Infinitive Question

    Quote Originally Posted by lfthnLl View Post
    Thanks, by the way you are right. It is not ''--- out the sea'' it is ''--- out to sea''
    First, I thought it was ''gazing'' but then I saw that the sentence is written in past tense and I thought it could be ''having gazed'' too.
    You were right first time, it's "gazing".

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