gerund

Fill in blank with a gerund to complete phrase. Write if it is the subject, direct object, object, predicate nominative.

The responsibility of every adult should be _____ their children from harm. protecting <--- predicate nominative

After ____ alcohol, don't drive! drinking <--- subject

______ for the exam takes a lot of time. Studying <-- subject

The city's plan is _____ that old building. fixing <--- predicate noun
or direct object

____ to tie shoelaces is difficult for a two year old. Learning <-- subject

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  1. Drinking is not the subject.

    Is fixing a pn or a do?

    The rest are right.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. fixing is a d.o
    drinking is pn?

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  3. fixing is a d.o - no
    Plan is fixing

    drinking is pn? - no
    After drinking,

    Note that the verb is "drive." Who shouldn't drive?? What is the subject?

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    Ms. Sue
  4. Is drinking the direct object

    So fixing is PN?

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  5. Drinking is the object of the preposition, after.

    Fixing is a pn.

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    Ms. Sue

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