Gerund Phrase

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Gerund Phrase

  1. 1. Verbals A verbal is a word formedfrom a verb but functioning as adifferent part of speech.GerundA gerund is a verbal ending in -ing that functions as a noun.
  2. 2. Like an ordinary single-wordnoun, a gerund may be usedas a:
  3. 3. The maintenanceworkers continuedcleaning up the debrisfrom the storm.
  4. 4. A problem thatcontinually plagues me isremembering peoplesnames.
  5. 5. Clarence has a realtalent for putting people atease.
  6. 6. Keeping the crowdsorderly during thecelebration will be adifficult task.
  7. 7. The womaninsisted on payingfor her own meal.
  8. 8. Hishobby, collectingstamps, keeps himbusy.
  9. 9. Planning can make thedifference between a goodand a bad trip.
  10. 10. The decoratorsuggested papering thewall with a floral design.
  11. 11. By cooperating, you willencourage a friendlyatmosphere at the office.
  12. 12. One attraction of thislake is fishing for largetrout.

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