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July 30, 2014

Homework Help: English

Posted by Mimi on Friday, December 1, 2006 at 3:20pm.

Which sentence contains words in italics that form a gerund phrase?

A. The laughing boy sat down. (Laughing is the italic word

B. An interesting novel provides good entertainment. ( Interesting is the italic word)

C. Winning the race demanded speed and endurance. (Winning is the italic word)

D. I am going home. (going is the italic word)

c

Just giving you the answer won't help you with future homework. Do you understand WHY the third one is correct? Do you see how it is different from the other -ing words?

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_verbals.html

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/verbs.htm#gerunds



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