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    Gerund

    What is the diference between the present participle and the gerund?

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    Smile Re: Gerund

    The present participle is an -ing form of verb. EG: You are working, I was writing, they will be playing, she wasn't joking.

    The gerund is a type of noun ending in -ing. EG: I enjoy reading, swimming is very good for you, that was a great piece of writing.

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