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  1. vaibhavmaskar
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    Gerund or participial phrase

    "Eating absorbent amounts of pickled fish", Ronald continued to enjoy his dinner.

    Which kind of Underline phrase is above Gerund Phrase or participial phrase?

    I think, It's participial phrase? because someone's answer is gerund phrase.

    Pl. make my confusion clear.

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    Re: Gerund or participial phrase

    "Eating absorbent amounts of pickled fish"
    What is this supposed to mean?

  3. vaibhavmaskar
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    Re: Gerund or participial phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "Eating absorbent amounts of pickled fish"
    What is this supposed to mean?

    May be you could understand better than I am.

    amounts of pickled fish = amounts of fish that dry with salt for eating after some months.
    absorbent = may be fish get that property after cooking

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    Quote Originally Posted by vaibhavmaskar View Post
    May be you could understand better than I am.

    amounts of pickled fish = amounts of fish that dry with salt for eating after some months.
    absorbent = may be fish get that property after cooking
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    Re: Gerund or participial phrase

    I bet it should be exorbitant (click on the underlined link).

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    Re: Gerund or participial phrase

    The person who posted that could have made a mistake.

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