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    Using of the gerund

    This sentence , which I read in news paper , made me confused. the sentence is :

    "where small protests condemning the violence were reported in several major cities"

    my question is , why they used the gerund 'condemning' instead of past continuous ?
    Last edited by alien2411; 07-Aug-2012 at 23:07.

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    Re: Using of the gerund

    Welcome to the forum, alien.


    "where small protests condemning the violence were reported in several major cities" is not a complete sentence. Can you quote the complete sentence?

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    Re: Using of the gerund

    yes , I'm sorry . I should have quoted a complete sentence from the beginning.

    The complete sentence is :

    "News of the attack has also sent shockwaves across India, where small protests condemning the violence were reported in several major cities."


    anyway , I got it now :)

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