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    Gerund or main verb?

    My hobby is working with plants.

    Is "working" a gerund (predicate nominative) or the main verb? Also, what is the prepositional phrase modifying? Is it an adjective or adverbial phrase?

    Thank you.

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    Re: Gerund or main verb?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cooklava View Post
    My hobby is working with plants.

    Is "working" a gerund (predicate nominative) or the main verb? Also, what is the prepositional phrase modifying? Is it an adjective or adverbial phrase?

    Thank you.
    ''working'' is a gerund; the main verb is ''is''.
    ''with plants'' modifies ''working''. The preposition ''with'' just links ''working'' and ''plants''.

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