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December 18, 2014

Homework Help: English

Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 5:56pm.

Many parents are guilty of "cajoling" their children with treats to get them to do something. What does cajoling mean?

a. tricking
b. persuading
c. pleasing
d. bullying

In which of the following sentences is the gerund italicized?

a. Running is Jonathan's first love, but he "struggles" with fitting it in his schedule because of long workdays.

b. Running is Jonathan's "first" love, but he struggles with fitting it in his schedule because of long workdays.

c. Running is Jonathan's first "love", but he struggles with fitting it in his schedule because of long workdays.

d. "Running" is Jonathan's first love, but he struggles with fitting it in his schedule because of long workdays.

1. b
2. I think both c and d are right.

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