Gerunds

Gerunds :


Gerunds can simply be defined as verbs, which are ending with -ing.

➥ These -ing ending words are function as a noun in a sentence.

➥ Gerunds is a common part of speech that we use in our daily conversation.

In-short : Gerunds means a verb which end with "ing" and act as a noun in that sentence.

Let's see the example to understand it better.

Example :

Swimming is a very good exercise.
➥ All time eating is not a good practice.

➪ A gerund usually follows adjective or verbs which are used in combination with a preposition.
Example :
Used to : I am used to writing passage everyday.

➪ A gerund is used when we have to express something.
Example :
Going for : I am going for dancing .


Types of Nouns

Short Quiz

Let's check with this short quiz, what you understand.

A] Choose the correct Gerunds.
1] ____ is a disease.
Stammering
exercising
snoring

2] My hobby is ____.
exercising
gardening
riding

3] My brother’s habit of ___ can be very irritating.
gardening
snoring
offering

4] I am __ for a movie.
watching
going
seeing

5] She is ___ everyone.
caring
helping
teasing

6] Horse ___ requires a lot of stamina.
riding
barking
exercising



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Correct answers:





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