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Gerund
By: Syed Ibrahim Shams
Greund
It is derived from a Latin word Gerere. Which Means to
Do or to Perform something.
It is a word Ending with the “in...
Gerund
It is most often singular so it requires the pronoun It.
Example:
• She likes swimming, it is good exercise.

But s...
Structures of Gerund
• Verb-ing + Noun/Adverb/Preposition phase.
• Driving fast is risky.

• Singular gerund phase + Singu...
Usage of Gerund
• As a subject of verb.
• Smoking is a bad habit.

• As the object of a verb.
• He loves swimming in the r...
Usage of Gerund
• As the object of a preposition.
•

a)

As object of preposition it can be used in three structures.

Ver...
Reference list of followed only by
Gerund
We have 34 or more then 34 words that can be followed
by Gerund.
Example:
Admit
...
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  1. 1. Gerund By: Syed Ibrahim Shams
  2. 2. Greund It is derived from a Latin word Gerere. Which Means to Do or to Perform something. It is a word Ending with the “ing” from of a verb that the force of a verb & a noun. So it is also classed verbal noun. It is basically a verb in its ing form, but function as a noun. It is a noun that shows an action or name an action.
  3. 3. Gerund It is most often singular so it requires the pronoun It. Example: • She likes swimming, it is good exercise. But sometimes Gerund has a pural form so it requires the pronoun They. Example: • I like writings of Shakespeare.
  4. 4. Structures of Gerund • Verb-ing + Noun/Adverb/Preposition phase. • Driving fast is risky. • Singular gerund phase + Singular Verb. • Smoking is a bad habit. • Plural gerund phase + Singular Verb. • Washing clothes is your duty.
  5. 5. Usage of Gerund • As a subject of verb. • Smoking is a bad habit. • As the object of a verb. • He loves swimming in the river. • As the complement of Be. • My desire is helping my nation. • After the Adverb :NO: to indicate prohibition. • No smoking.
  6. 6. Usage of Gerund • As the object of a preposition. • a) As object of preposition it can be used in three structures. Verb + Preposition + Gerund. • b) Our Teacher insists on coming to class late. Adjective + Preposition + Gerund. • c) I am tired of teaching English. Noun + Preposition + Gerund. • My father of head of hiring people.
  7. 7. Reference list of followed only by Gerund We have 34 or more then 34 words that can be followed by Gerund. Example: Admit Advice Avoid Complete
  8. 8. THE END
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