gerund-participle

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See also present participle. While the two have different historical origins, in Modern English their meanings are identical.

Noun[change]

Singular
gerund-participle

Plural
gerund-participles

  1. (countable) A gerund-participle is a verb form that ends in -ing.
    In the following examples, the gerund-participle is underlined:
    Breaking the rules is bad.
    They are helping her.

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