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    Post Please help .....if a word ends in ing is it still a verb when in the past tense

    In the following sentence could someone please tell me if the words walking and riding are still verbs, or have they become gerunds or nouns? Please help!!

    "Yesterday I was walking to the park when I saw my friend riding her bike"

    If they are still verbs...why?

    So many thanks.

    Trev50

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    Re: Please help .....if a word ends in ing is it still a verb when in the past tense

    "I was walking" = past simple continuous (verb)
    "I saw my friend [who was] riding her bike = past simple continuous (verb)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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