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    Default Need help

    I have read the points explaining how we can use the gerund form of the verb. But I can't understand in what way the following gerund has been used. Could you please explain it.

    She stood waiting.

    OR

    He lay thinking.


    Thank you

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    Default Re: Need help

    It's simply that some verbs are followed by a gerund.

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    In what other way can we say the following thing?

    She lay thinking.

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    She stood waiting.

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    Default Re: Need help

    She lay on her bed and thought...
    She stood and waited

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