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    Default being = gerund, examined = adjective?

    Unusual meanings distract the reviewer from the grammar being examined.

    I think, in this sentence, that "being" is a gerund and "examine" is an adjective.

    Am I right?



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    Default Re: being = gerund, examined = adjective?

    ... from the grammar (that is) being examined. <passive>
    ... from the grammar (that) they are examining. <active>
    Being is a present participle.

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