Posted by Annabella on Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 3:18pm.
What part of speech is enlighting?
Thank you so much! I wasn't sure because of the ending (ing)
4th grade english - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 3:22pm
It can either be a verb or an adjective, depending upon how it's used.
Verb: The teacher was enlightening the students about problems of slavery.
Adjective: The priest gave an enlightening sermon last Sunday.
4th grade english - GuruBlue, Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 3:28pm
Also it can be a gerund....verb used as a noun. Enlightening the students is the task of a good school.
4th grade english - Aastha, Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 11:20pm
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