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    #1

    thank you for

    Hi,

    Sometimes both a verb and a noun seem correct after ''Thank you for...''. Which one should I use? ''Participate'' can be used here as a verb + ing and as a noun.

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    Re: thank you for

    'Participate' is not a noun. You can say:

    Thank you for participating. This is a gerund.
    Thank you for your participation. This is a noun.
    Last edited by Piscean; 14-Aug-2015 at 18:19. Reason: blunder corrected

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    #3

    Re: thank you for

    It doesn't matter which you use, as long as it says what you mean.
    You can say, "Thank you for participating" or "Thank you for your participation." They mean the same.

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    #4

    Re: thank you for

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    'Participate' is not a verb.
    I'm sure that's not what you meant.

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    #5

    Re: thank you for

    Thanks. I have now corrected my blunder.

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