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Is this Participle? Hello everyone, I'm trying to understand participles. Could you please check following sentences made to clarify the topic? 1) Stolen book was a great book in our library. 2) I want Jack to quit smoking. 3) Eating these can lead several health issues. THANKS !
Sep 22, 2018 8:15 PM
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1) stolen book - stolen (participial adjective) 2) quit smoking - smoking (gerund) 3) eating these can - eating (gerund) For more information, https://www.ef.com/english-resources/english-grammar/ing-forms/ And for even more information, http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/grammar/learnit/learnitv325.shtml
September 22, 2018
Minor stuff only. 1) The stolen book was a great book in our library. (the stolen book) 2) I want Jack to quit smoking. 3) Eating these can lead to several health issues. (lead to)
September 22, 2018
So did you get what you wanted? stolen, to quit smoking, eating . Propoer use of participles and gerunds? Were you hoping to distinquish between participles and gerunds?
September 22, 2018
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