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    gerund?

    I wonder if "picking and falling" is "present particle" or anything.

    What's the big idea, picking on my little sister?
    What a fool she was, falling for him all over again.

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    Re: gerund?

    Not a teacher.
    I think they are gerund phrases acting as complements of 'big ideas' and 'a fool'.

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    Re: gerund?

    Quote Originally Posted by wowenglish1 View Post
    I wonder if "picking and falling" is "present particle" or anything.

    What's the big idea, picking on my little sister?
    What a fool she was, falling for him all over again.
    You already have a current thread asking this question with several replies in it.

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