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    Question -ing Ending

    What part of speech is "injuring" and why is the -ing form used? Thank you.

    "On the one hand , the source of energy depends upon carbon injuring our environment and increases the global warming in the planet."

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    Re: -ing Ending

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    What part of speech is "injuring" and why is the -ing form used? Thank you.

    "On the one hand , the source of energy depends upon carbon injuring our environment and increases the global warming in the planet."

    What do you mean by "What part of speech"?

    The -ing form here means:

    ...depends on the fact that carbon is injuring our environment....

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    Re: -ing Ending

    Quote Originally Posted by hamlet554 View Post
    What do you mean by "What part of speech"?

    The -ing form here means:

    ...depends on the fact that carbon is injuring our environment....
    "What part of speech" means "Is it an adverb, noun, verb ..."

    Parts of Speech

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