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* The baby kept crying in the living room.

(In this sentence, what is the part of speech of 'crying'? Is 'crying' a gerund or a present participle?)

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    It is a gerund.

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    And a gerund is often used as an adjective or a noun, depending. "Crying" is sad = a noun here. "The crying baby" = an adjective here.

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