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    adverb with gerund

    I regretted having ignored your mistakes reluctantly; I should have revealed them.

    My question is whether we can use an adverb with a gerund, just like the example above.

    Thank you so much.
    Arigoto.

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    Re: adverb with gerund

    Quote Originally Posted by panicmonger View Post
    I regretted having ignored your mistakes reluctantly; I should have revealed them.

    My question is whether we can use an adverb with a gerund, just like the example above.

    Thank you so much.
    Arigoto.
    It is possible to use an adverb with a gerund:

    I like sipping beer slowly.

    I think your particular example sounds a little unnatural, possibly because of the past tense and the perfect gerund coming together, and/or the thought that one doesn't often reluctantly ignore something.

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