Term: Present Participle


A Present Participle is used with the verb 'To Be' to indicate an action that is incomplete:

Eg: I am reading / I was reading

Present Participles can also be used as an adjective; an interesting story, a fascinating woman, etc.


See Also: Past Participle; Gerund

Category: Verbs and Tenses

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