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    participle or gerund

    Hello everyone
    In below sentence "pursuing" is a participle or gerund and why ?
    Ernie rowed up the river , pursuing it to its source.

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    Re: participle or gerund

    It should be a participle describing Ernie, according to http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/gerundphrase.htm ..Scroll down to 'Don't mistake a gerund phrase for a present participle phrase'.

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