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    Presnt participle

    A participle is a word formed from a verb which can be used as an adjective.

    Does present participle always used as an adjective only?

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    Re: Presnt participle

    No, it can also be part of the progressive tense of a verb or it can be an adverb.

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    Re: Presnt participle

    Whether Present participle can also act as a noun?

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    Re: Presnt participle

    I consider the -ing form of a verb acting as a noun to be a gerund instead of a present participle, but I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Presnt participle

    Quote Originally Posted by Anil Giria View Post
    A participle is a word formed from a verb which can be used as an adjective.

    Does Is a present participle always used as an adjective only?
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    Whether Can a present participle can also act as a noun?
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    Re: Presnt participle

    Originally posted by Matthew Wai:

    I consider the -ing form of a verb acting as a noun to be a gerund instead of a present participle, but I am not a teacher.
    It means present participle can never be treated as a noun. Am I Correct?
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    Re: Presnt participle

    I think so, but I am not a teacher.

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