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Locate the gerund or gerund phrase and identify its noun function in the sentence.

I helped by preparing dinner.

Is it preparing dinner and function is direct object?

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    Yes, "preparing dinner" is the gerund phrase. But it's the object of the preposition "by," not a direct object.

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    locate the gerund or gerund phrase and identify its noun function in the sentence " i helped by preparing dinner"

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    May I have permission to use the car tonight?

    function of infinitive:

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