Tag: gerunds

24 Two consecutive gerunds? -ing -ing? 2014-12-27T13:06:54.677

21 "He likes swimming" or "He likes to swim"? 2013-02-05T01:10:38.697

16 "I am hurting" in the meaning of "I am hurt"? Why? 2015-01-30T20:31:54.940

15 What is the difference between "gerund" and "infinitive"? 2014-06-10T11:45:54.043

14 omitting the word "there" 2015-02-03T06:07:05.197

12 Stop+ Ving and Stop+ to+infinitive? 2016-09-13T06:58:46.793

12 Is this -ing form a gerund or a participle? 2016-10-05T16:11:46.680

11 A single "of" for a noun and two gerunds? 2014-12-28T23:16:16.410

11 "get used to cycle" or "get used to cycling" 2016-11-04T19:44:11.877

10 Should we always use "verb+ ing" structure after the verb "start"? 2014-01-06T15:57:45.390

10 Why is it "to start laughing" and not "to start to laugh"? 2014-10-08T07:09:38.690

10 "start from the beginning" vs "begin from the starting" 2015-02-14T07:44:30.357

9 "to getting" vs. "to get" 2014-07-01T14:49:10.127

9 Is "Your cooking made me happy" acceptable? 2015-02-15T00:39:24.343

9 What's the difference between "I love singing" and "I love to sing"? 2015-03-21T12:11:16.663

9 "I like listening to music" and "I like to listen to music" - is there any difference? 2015-07-13T15:24:53.110

9 Why is "his driving the car" wrong? 2015-11-14T12:14:45.333

8 "To answer" versus "for answering" 2013-02-03T10:37:21.453

8 How to use a 'gerund' for games? 2013-11-25T05:40:07.627

8 "Where Amazing Happens", is this poster slogan a grammatically correct expression? 2013-12-17T03:48:07.953

8 'I have decided to purchase a jet for getting to NYC and back more quickly.' 2015-06-16T05:59:23.090

8 Why are imperative verbs used in computer science? 2016-06-26T01:10:58.640

7 Infinitive and Gerund Construction 2013-02-21T15:02:58.277

7 "begin + 'infinitive'" vs. "commence + 'infinitive'" 2013-03-23T19:30:27.203

7 Can "to" be dropped in this sentence? 2013-10-22T15:13:11.660

7 a rare unsealing - is this even a noun? 2014-09-12T10:09:04.717

7 Present participle or relative clause: "writing this thing" in "You did too good of a job writing this thing" 2015-12-28T15:15:27.413

6 Using a verb as subject of a sentence 2013-01-26T16:39:13.353

6 What is "No parking" short for? 2013-11-29T10:10:11.660

6 Does `remembered to do` imply doing it 2014-02-12T04:26:52.270

6 Return From Living/Working 2014-05-25T09:11:57.830

6 "to be" vs. "being" after adjective (and why) 2014-09-10T20:05:21.423

6 Which is the correct gerund clause? 'People's killing animals', or 'People killing animals ... '? 2014-10-21T11:39:54.383

6 Use of "depend on" and "depending on" 2014-12-22T12:29:18.663

6 I feel like to eat vs I feel like eating? 2015-05-17T19:44:15.793

6 Why so many –ing nouns (present participles) do not take the definite article “the”? 2015-07-07T08:18:18.700

6 ", with … " clause 2015-07-28T06:41:34.780

6 "no + gerund" or "not + gerund" 2016-06-26T10:31:06.683

6 "have problems V-ing" such as "...Students have problems preparing for the IELTS test." Why is that? 2016-09-12T17:28:36.743

6 Is 'his not having a name' grammatical correct? 2016-09-15T01:50:44.623

6 That's a misunderstanding 2016-09-15T05:43:55.480

6 "Permission of translate" or "permission of translating" 2017-01-04T13:44:20.333

6 Cases of using an article before the gerund 2017-02-05T07:47:24.177

5 Is "cancel posting of my letter" or " cancel sending of my letter" correct? 2013-04-15T09:26:44.230

5 stop (from) doing 2014-02-14T05:23:55.557

5 Does this sentence makes sense? "Who is the responsible for let the window opened" 2014-03-27T16:31:51.370

5 Easy way to explain "meet" versus "to meet" versus "meeting" versus "to meeting" 2014-11-16T15:58:13.493

5 try+gerund/infinitive (Difference in meaning) 2014-12-28T12:31:08.087

5 "Without his telling me" vs. "Without him telling me"? 2015-01-11T10:58:10.897

5 What's the difference: We had hoped 'to live/to be living' in our new house by now... 2015-01-14T05:48:42.427

5 Why have "my" and "your" been used in place of "me" and "you" in "...There is no connection between **my** having no pencil and **your** having..." 2015-01-17T16:55:47.257

5 "Man dies after hit by truck" - or "Man dies after BEING hit by truck" - the difference? 2015-02-09T04:04:27.600

5 Can I say "My dog needs walking"? 2015-02-15T19:05:00.607

5 To + verb + '-ing' usage question 2015-05-08T00:55:23.547

5 have or having after preposition with two objects 2015-11-14T00:20:00.383

5 Difference between gerunds and nouns ending in -tion 2015-11-17T19:54:45.630

5 a guide to finding / a guide to find? 2016-01-04T20:51:54.097

5 "admitted to having spent" or "admitted to spending" 2016-02-21T16:53:22.433

5 Is "V-ing of something" structure always possible? 2016-09-06T02:47:05.227

5 Gerund phrase after the preposition "in" 2016-11-17T09:25:11.090

5 noun ends with *-ing* but not a gerund? 2017-03-07T10:21:11.227

5 "I have never seen him working", Is it grammatically correct? 2017-03-13T07:40:43.530

5 Verb "deny" + gerund difference 2017-03-21T12:08:14.627

5 "To live here demands…" vs. "Living here demands…" 2017-04-21T12:10:39.147

5 Why is "it's nice to hearing from you" wrong? 2018-02-03T22:03:42.213

5 Difference between infinitive phrase and gerund phrase as subject 2018-03-10T21:01:13.577

4 Gerund & participle: "She stormed out, 'slamming' the door so hard that the mirror fell off the wall" 2013-02-10T18:58:20.920

4 Infinitive form Vs. -ing form after a value judgement 2013-03-17T11:48:08.863

4 Should I remove "to" in this sentence 2013-06-05T17:43:27.117

4 Is "He is on the swim team" correct? 2013-08-08T01:45:42.490

4 By + gerund, or gerund only 2013-11-15T14:24:03.167

4 Is "shopping" a noun, verb or a gerund? 2014-07-16T19:45:53.290

4 Can I use 'improving' instead of 'improved'? 2014-09-19T10:58:19.743

4 "learn to do <something>" vs. "learn doing <something>"? 2014-11-20T06:53:15.887

4 Is "being chosen" the subject here? 2015-05-28T01:15:34.260

4 Using present participle to start a clause in a sentence 2015-09-06T14:40:07.723

4 her experience growing up in Canada 2015-09-07T12:24:50.713

4 A ladder is a piece of equipment that is used for climbing up something 2015-10-02T21:33:10.340

4 Gerund and its meaning in the sentence, being positioned at the end of the sentence 2015-11-29T17:15:15.867

4 Should I say "I've never heard someone say it" or "I've never heard someone saying it" or both are acceptable? 2015-12-07T17:08:50.637

4 This allows for the proper sizing of equipment 2015-12-18T21:53:20.567

4 Active verbs with passive meaning when followed by 'gerund' or 'to-infinitive' 2015-12-30T05:29:22.067

4 "By" or "In" + gerund? 2016-02-06T13:40:02.547

4 "Why we should all be terrified of Donald Trump winning in November." 2016-03-25T15:06:09.493

4 ING-gerund VS --OF-- noun phrase 2016-03-27T16:49:40.633

4 In this sentence, is the word "dominating" adjective or gerund? 2016-07-18T21:51:05.600

4 Replacing gerund with subjunctive construction 2016-08-06T18:15:09.730

4 What is the status of prepositions in the expressions where the gerund is the object? 2016-10-03T22:19:14.277

4 I want to ask a question about verbal noun 2016-11-23T19:04:43.167

4 "There's no telling": An "-ing" verb after "there is no" as a way of expressing the idea of the impossibility of an action 2016-12-12T14:55:26.490

4 Are all verbs that follow a preposition gerunds? 2017-01-10T13:27:56.907

4 What is difference between 'walking' and 'to walk'? 2017-02-14T07:42:26.263

4 A new look on the "possessive+ gerund" vs "objective pronoun + gerund" 2017-06-23T21:40:21.650

4 Negation of verb/gerund 2017-07-20T04:51:20.230

4 Are these two constructions semantically the same or different? 2017-12-05T09:44:24.280

3 "There is [no way] 'of proving'/'to prove' that he was *wrong*/*right*" 2013-03-07T22:24:10.647

3 "'Applying'/'If we apply'/'Given' those principles" 2013-03-16T19:14:06.937

3 "turn + -ing" vs turn + infinitive" 2013-04-20T10:21:19.383

3 What's the difference in meaning between infinitive and gerund? 2013-04-23T10:54:03.180