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Is the verbal Skydiving an infinitive, participle, or gerund?

Skydiving can be very exhilarating!

participle


gerund


infinitive


not a verbal

Would this be a participle? Because it ends in ing

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  1. Not a participle. In this sentence, skydiving is a noun.

  2. gerund?

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  3. Yes, it's a gerund.

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