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    Default ranting and raving

    I get fed up with my mother ranting and raving (about my clothes) all the time.

    I think, here the words `ranting' and `raving' are nouns.

    Am I right?

    Please help me.

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    Default Re: ranting and raving

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    I get fed up with my mother ranting and raving (about my clothes) all the time.

    I think, here the words `ranting' and `raving' are nouns.

    Am I right?

    Please help me.
    I get fed up with sg
    sg = my mother (who is -- whiz deletion) ranting and raving...
    "Am I right?" Unfortunatelly not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    I get fed up with my mother ranting and raving (about my clothes) all the time.

    I think, here the words `ranting' and `raving' are nouns.

    Am I right?

    Please help me.
    The words 'ranting' and 'raving' will act as nouns in the following sentence:

    I get fed up with my mother's ranting and raving (about my clothes) all the time.

    In your sentence, they're verbs.

    I get fed up with my mother ranting and raving (about my clothes) all the time. = I get fed up with my mother (who is) ranting and raving (about my clothes) all the time.

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