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    Participle vs gerund

    Participle vs gerund

    What is the difference btween participle and gerund?

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    Re: Participle vs gerund

    Hi

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    participle

    VerbPreterite
    (past)Past
    ParticiplePresent
    ParticipleRegular/
    Irregulartalktalkedtalkingregularhirehiredhiringdodiddonedoingirregularsaysaidsayingeatateeaten
    eatingwritewrotewrittenwritingbeatbeatbeatenbeatingsingsangsungsinging


    About greund

    gerund is a form in which the -ing form of the verb is used as a noun

    for example

    I like swmming>>>>> swim
    let's jogging >>>>>> jog

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    Re: Participle vs gerund

    Quote Originally Posted by ahmad shalabi View Post
    Hi

    This is my first participation in this forum , and I hope it be is useful.

    Participle

    Verb Preterite
    (past) Past
    Participle Present
    Participle Regular/
    Irregular: talk talked talking
    Regular: hire hired hiring / do did done doing
    I
    rregular: say said saying / eat ate eaten eating /
    write
    wrote written writing
    beat
    beat beaten beating
    sing
    sang sung singing


    About gerund

    Gerund is a form in which the -ing form of the verb is used as a noun

    For example:

    I like swimming>>>>> swim
    Let's jogging - Incorrect. "Let's go jogging". >>>>>> jog
    Please see above. Note that I haven't altered the content, only made amendments to layout, punctuation, capitalisation, with the exception of your final example which was incorrect.

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    Re: Participle vs gerund

    Participle: verb part: He has eaten.

    Gerund: verb changed to a noun-like structure: He loves eating.

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    Re: Participle vs gerund

    The guy standing to his left is john.

    Is the word standing In the sentence above a verb or a noun?
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    Re: Participle vs gerund

    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Mckane View Post
    The guy standing to his left is John.

    Is the word standing In the sentence above a verb or a noun?
    Thanks.

    You can expand the sentence to:

    "The guy who is standing to his left is John."


    Does that help give you a hint about the answer?

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