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I was on your Web site, and you have some pictures and videos of you guys partying like ******* animals


Is "you guys partying" is gerund phrase?
Can I replace it with " your guys partying"?

and the word ******* means animals are having sex?? :roll:
 

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You can't replace it with 'your' unless they belong to the person in some way. ****** doesn't mean having sex here, it is ised to make 'animals' stronger. A party animal is one who really likes to party to extremes. ;-)
 

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vendy said:
I was on your Web site, and you have some pictures and videos of you guys partying like ******* animals


Is "you guys partying" is gerund phrase?
Can I replace it with " your guys partying"?

and the word ******* means animals are having sex?? :roll:

This is one of those situations in which the possessive + gerund form doesn't work very well. "Partying" is a participle-adjective in this sentence. :wink:
 
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