4th grade english

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What part of speech is feigning? If you have the def. that would be great also!

I'm just confused because of the "ing" ending.

Thanks!

  • 4th grade english -

    feinging:

    part of speech:verb tr.
    Def:

    To give a false appearance of: feign sleep.
    To represent falsely; pretend to: feign authorship of a novel.
    To imitate so as to deceive: feign another's voice.
    To fabricate: feigned an excuse.
    Archaic To invent or imagine.

  • 4th grade english -

    With the -ing ending, it could be either a present participle or a gerund. (Vero, be sure to check your spelling -- feigning!)

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

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

  • 4th grade grammar -

    conjuctions in a letter.

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