Gerund phrase


A gerund phrase will begin with a gerund, an ing word, and will include other modifiers and/or objects.

Five Examples

-In the summer, Kara prefers swimming.

-Now Francisco practices his sport in safe swimming pools

-A Great White shark ate Francisco's swimming coach.

-One day last summer, Francisco and his coach were swimming at Daytona Beach.

-Francisco gives swimming all of his energy and time.

What its used for

Gerund phrases always function as nouns, so they will be subjects, subject complements, or objects in the sentence.
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