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    I read the definition on gerund. But in what way does a gerund only function as a verb?

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    Default Re: A question on gerund

    Quote Originally Posted by Vietnamese View Post
    I read the definition on gerund. But in what way does a gerund only function as a verb?
    By definition, "gerunds" function as nouns, not as verbs. They take an action and turn it into a thing that can be talked about.

    Swimming is fun.
    I enjoy caring for her.
    We learned about cooking Spanish food.

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