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denise
"thank you for coming" why is there the -ing forme??

It's just an example, i have read sentence like it several times. 

Dec 15, 2014 9:13 PM
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THE "ing" form of the Verb is used  to express or do ( doing/ action ) words.

a concrete action  comon in spoken & writing Language  that expresses or describing the action

is taking place  "now " called present tense.

December 16, 2014

It's because of the preposition 'for'.

 

I can give you a very simple rule here: With the exception of 'to', the verb which follows all prepositions is always in the gerund form.

 

 

December 15, 2014

If you write a verb after a preposition you should use +ing, except with infinitives (to be, to read, to speak...).In these cases, it's not necessary.

December 15, 2014
denise
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