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    #1

    during?

    Can we put gerund after during?

    I met him during visiting the zoo.

    can we use visiting after during?

    Thanks

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    Re: during?

    Quote Originally Posted by nado92 View Post
    Can we put gerund after during?

    I met him during visiting the zoo.

    can we use visiting after during?

    Thanks
    No, after during you generally need a noun:

    I met him during my visit to the zoo.
    I met him during the week.

    If you want to use the gerund:

    I met him while visiting the zoo.

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    Re: during?

    Thanks. I really appreciate that.

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