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    Smile Preposition + Gerund or Participle phrase

    Dear Teacher,

    Before frying the steak, I heat pan.


    the phrase "frying the steak" is regarded as gerundial phrase or participle phrase ?

    by the way, is it correct if I say

    Frying the steak, I heat pan first.

    thanks heartily.

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