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Gerunds (Ing Forms)

When -ing forms are used like nouns, they are often called gerunds. Smoking is injurious to health. I like shooting. Trespassing is prohibited. Trading means buying or selling securities, goods and services. We got the job finished by working fourteen hours a day. To become a successful investor...

What Are Gerunds?

Study the following sentence: Writing is her pastime. Here writing is an example of a gerund. It is an ing form. It is also the subject of the verb is. A gerund can act...