Tag: participles

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

10 Is 'The customer having left, ...' a dangling participle? 2014-02-06T14:33:20.690

8 Why is it vanishing instead of vanished? 2013-09-03T11:40:44.487

6 The difference between get + pp and be + pp 2014-07-15T04:25:49.057

6 "Stopped talking" and "stopped to talk" 2017-04-03T12:59:18.783

6 Position for a participle adjective 2017-07-08T13:37:09.690

5 Meanings of participles 2013-03-13T11:15:53.650

5 'It is necessary for job interviewees being punctual': Why isn't this grammatical? 2015-11-04T15:40:47.853

5 drunk and drunken 2018-05-23T12:13:18.927

4 What is the subject in "While nestled inside that divine sanctuary"? 2013-08-31T23:55:45.977

4 Is this participial phrase a dangling participle? 2014-01-27T00:19:27.227

4 'He does more than just "fool" or "fooling" around?' 2014-02-05T12:32:25.167

4 Comparing some sentences with the participle 2014-03-05T06:27:20.153

4 Can I write "having been developing ... for about four years"? 2014-05-27T11:42:08.670

4 How can 'scam' be an agent? 2014-06-26T23:50:44.090

4 given what must happen before they are acted upon 2014-09-16T02:51:03.243

4 Why not 'heading' in "Where are you headed?" 2014-10-26T05:49:31.283

4 confused in the structure of a negative sentence 2015-02-18T07:56:59.650

4 postpositive participles 2016-08-22T17:26:20.980

4 'Is believed to' usage 2016-10-05T05:51:03.200

4 Why do we say "English-speaking world" rather "spoken-English world", while "spoken English" rather than "speaking English"? 2018-02-08T03:01:38.707

4 A question related to participles 2019-04-22T12:53:16.580

4 Determined/determining to make a good beginning, these new comers did all they could 2019-09-04T12:16:41.650

3 'as compared to' vs 'as compare to' 2013-06-13T03:11:56.137

3 the usage of "rest" 2014-04-24T07:35:14.493

3 Why is "ed/d" added to “motivate” in “10 Ways To Keep Yourself Motivated Learning English”? 2014-09-11T11:56:24.810

3 syntax of postpositioned adjectivals 2015-06-07T01:08:01.380

3 Picture Someone Engaging VS Engaged 2015-09-23T07:30:49.967

3 Is "There's a parcel come for you" grammatical? 2015-10-19T06:34:53.653

3 The role of 'sleeping' in 'sleeping baby' 2016-07-03T06:12:25.573

3 What's the difference between using "past participle" and "passive present participle" for describing a reason? 2016-09-03T04:42:04.073

3 Complex object with "see" usage 2016-12-07T17:43:41.580

3 She visiting (?) my house, I was studying English 2016-12-21T06:01:58.713

3 Any difference between “shouldn’t have done something” and "shouldn’t have to do something”? 2016-12-26T19:28:55.030

3 Is "can be got/gotten?" correct? 2016-12-29T05:41:03.027

3 The songs (playing / played) in the background were composed by Bob 2016-12-29T07:03:03.350

3 Questions about the phrase "being broke" 2017-02-16T18:58:04.363

3 Reducing adverb clauses 2017-06-16T04:18:36.297

3 Usage of lie and lay 2017-09-04T12:50:31.377

3 Do dangling participles apply to "it clause" too? 2018-04-09T14:49:42.243

3 "Look at the sun setting" OR "Look at the setting sun" 2020-01-08T02:15:21.620

2 Do both of these modify the previous noun phrases? 2013-02-27T04:54:38.190

2 what is the meaning of the two sentences 2013-03-21T09:00:39.820

2 What is the subject in this sentence? 2014-05-03T08:22:43.263

2 What tense is denoted by this construction? 2014-06-25T04:04:32.980

2 When we join two past events, must we use the perfect participle or can we use the present participle as well? 2014-08-09T05:16:31.973

2 A question regarding gerund and its actor 2014-12-18T05:16:04.773

2 How should I choose between "while verb+ing", "when verb+ing", and "verb+ing"? 2015-01-18T16:30:04.197

2 Difference between sentences using 'was' and 'being'? 2015-02-18T09:51:44.227

2 Ivy Coils Around 2015-06-06T04:10:52.043

2 What are the differences between "having been done" and "done"? 2015-06-07T11:58:51.623

2 ordered held -- meaning 2015-06-19T21:30:36.790

2 English grammar about participle phrase 2015-06-23T14:58:36.703

2 Help with Participle constructions, such as "the discussed problems" vs. "the problems discussed" 2015-08-04T21:03:39.400

2 have got phrase for Americans 2016-03-18T15:34:19.390

2 Transformation of the object clause into "ing form" 2016-04-22T12:01:06.100

2 What is the difference of "flying people" and "people flying"? 2016-05-19T15:02:26.813

2 Use of "having" and 'with' 2016-08-20T05:39:12.520

2 Does this verb "lurk" in the sentence is used as a transitive verb? 2017-02-05T01:24:39.327

2 why don't we use "beV" in the sentence with 'find' 2017-03-20T15:41:16.900

2 The Rules of using the "ing" verb? 2017-09-15T22:18:45.107

2 Past-participles Grammar in use 2017-11-20T01:09:46.387

2 Thanks to the newly (purchasing/ purchased) printer, 2017-11-28T03:55:36.973

2 "Better not X" or "better not to X?" 2018-03-26T13:04:40.707

2 The user is logged in vs The user is logged-in 2018-05-24T13:05:28.677

2 We Korean think this is a wrong sentence. are we correct? 2018-06-28T17:24:37.147

2 Present Perfect Participle - Why Present? 2018-09-15T11:58:18.157

2 Which is the gerund and participle here? 2018-10-02T11:11:29.303

2 What's the difference between "doing my homework" and "to do my homework"? 2019-01-27T13:28:50.390

2 Who have done the act laughing in the sentence "The girl came to her mother laughing"? 2019-04-10T19:35:56.147

2 Spent time doing/ have no business doing something/ Have a job doing 2019-06-22T18:00:39.490

1 Is this a participial construction? 2013-04-25T11:19:12.247

1 The present participle used for actions in the past 2013-06-05T14:54:46.923

1 What does this participial construction mean? 2013-07-28T11:59:36.870

1 look forward to meeting 2013-11-27T05:57:50.897

1 Is it grammatically correct to say? (Being vs. Been) 2014-02-20T17:16:17.477

1 What is the meaning of the perfect participle clause 'anyone having touched this wire...' 2014-10-25T15:26:04.620

1 Difference between simple, continuous and perfect passive participles? 2014-11-08T03:02:53.783

1 When should one use Present Perfect Continuous Passive? 2015-01-24T08:45:55.113

1 "While I'm listening" vs "listening" vs "at the same time"? 2015-02-18T04:43:46.800

1 Is such participle clause reducing usage constrained to only past tense? 2015-09-17T07:26:01.867

1 Can a sentence contain both present participle and past participle? 2015-12-03T17:06:31.253

1 Participles indicating nouns or phrase 2015-12-05T04:30:19.433

1 Is 'spreading' a gerund or participle in "Some of other guests tried to damage Margaret's good reputation by spreading false statements"? 2015-12-16T15:37:59.437

1 I'm confused with the use of the participle phrase 2016-01-02T14:52:30.480

1 Suppose/assume that or supposing/assuming that 2016-01-05T06:48:11.727

1 'Is influenced' - Helping verb and main verb in different tenses 2016-01-26T16:48:09.380

1 How do I make an "___ing" word modify the noun I mean it to modify? 2016-02-23T14:28:46.247

1 "depend on his awful parents…" 2016-06-25T17:59:24.973

1 non-finite clause as a subject 2016-07-05T10:57:52.143

1 two sentences about participles 2016-08-23T17:17:19.137

1 How necessary is using participles with the verb spend? 2016-09-23T16:05:35.590

1 About present participle and past participle 2016-10-20T18:02:32.080

1 Regarding participle of adjective 2016-10-24T17:04:01.517

1 A sentence full of grammar problems 2016-12-04T08:36:59.883

1 I had done <something> while doing <something>? 2016-12-13T19:46:15.967

1 Can participle phrases be sequential? 2016-12-17T11:33:07.840

1 What part of speech is "involving" in the sentence below, a gerund or a participle? 2017-02-15T22:05:15.197

1 How to tell whether ing forms are gerunds or participles 2017-03-16T23:30:11.960