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    Gerunds and present participles

    It is a good time to enjoy flirting with others.
    Destiny plans a big meeting near a ticket office.
    Destiny finds winning numbers on a passport.

    Which is an example of a gerund and a present participle from these sentences?

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    I suppose you could say that flirting (in the first sentence) is a gerund. However, meeting (in the second sentence) is a noun, and winning (in the third sentence) is an adjective. I have found no present participles in your sentences. However, see below.

    • Sheila is enjoying flirting with Sam.
      Sharon is swimming in the pool.

    In the above sentences, flirting and swimming are present participles.


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