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Which BEST identifies and explains the function of the word gardening as it is used in this sentence?

Gardening is a pleasant and productive pastime for people of all ages.
A) In the selected sentence, the word gardening is a gerund, and the gerund phrase functions as the subject.
B) In the selected sentence, the word gardening is a gerund, and the gerund phrase functions as a direct object.
C) In the selected sentence, the word gardening is a gerund, and the gerund phrase functions as a subject complement.
D) In the selected sentence, the word gardening is a gerund, and the gerund phrase functions as the object of the preposition.

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  1. Ms. Sue

    The verb is "is." What is the subject of this verb?

  2. Maya

    Gardening is the subject

  3. Ms. Sue

    Right. :-)

  4. Jaquez renfroe

    A

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