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In the following sentence, which of the following is used as a gerund or gerund phrase?

A:overjoyed
B:about discovering***
C:discovering
D:was overjoyed

What function is the gerund serving in the sentence below?

Swimming was my sister's best sport in high school,although she was also really good at tennis.

A:as a verb
B:as a noun***

Are these correct?

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  1. Your second answer is correct, but I can't tell about the first because there's no sentence!

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  2. Thank you! Sorry I did not see that. But handed things in and changed the first answer, so got it correct.

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