Tag: present-participles

40 Who is frowning in the sentence "Daisy looked at Tom frowning"? 2019-05-15T17:05:04.057

16 When do we double the consonant before '-ing' affix? 2013-01-24T01:08:42.850

14 What is the difference between "being" and "having been" in this context? 2014-01-06T09:07:50.900

13 Is "Not being a cat none of them could catch the mouse" grammatical? 2016-12-14T20:49:07.403

13 Popcorn is the only acceptable snack to consume while watching a movie 2019-05-22T20:15:24.647

10 "My wife and I have been living here since we have been married." is the tense correct? 2014-09-24T14:08:07.437

8 Use of -ing after while 2013-06-12T11:52:07.003

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

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

8 “We have sold nearly everything he owns to make the down payment!” 2014-10-02T18:38:45.683

8 Wow! Nice! I smelled you baking cake! 2014-12-18T12:39:24.393

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

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

5 "That the Earth is round" vs "The earth being round" 2016-10-04T07:16:35.813

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 Shooting death of man - grammar 2014-05-21T19:47:16.720

4 Negative infinitive usage 2015-04-08T08:48:25.907

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 Is it OK to have a participle clause with a different subject, like "While chatting, my phone rang suddenly"? 2015-12-25T08:30:53.230

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

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

3 Which tense should be used after "once"? 2013-04-04T12:40:18.020

3 Why can we use *waiting* (present participle) with *grew* (past simple)? 2013-06-13T03:44:40.213

3 A beginner programmer or a beginning programmer 2013-10-19T15:37:03.070

3 Usage of "when" followed by verb+ing 2013-12-12T08:42:34.117

3 Is this still in use in modern English? 2013-12-15T15:10:55.633

3 "remember visiting" vs. "remember to visit" 2014-06-14T12:06:41.470

3 using "going by bus" in Present Participle and Gerund form 2014-11-22T20:59:43.960

3 Gerund or participle? 2015-01-26T04:35:36.660

3 When to use –ing form and -ed form? 2015-03-24T03:20:15.340

3 Is there a difference between "I saw him going..." and "I saw him go..."? 2015-07-09T07:27:08.157

3 Is this continuous right? 2015-08-23T01:06:01.743

3 How to parse the future tense of "Driving on the highway, you will see a big sign"? 2015-09-17T16:54:05.263

3 Finishing or Having finished 2016-03-19T01:27:32.490

3 "The man standing ..." a gerund or an adjective? 2016-04-21T08:19:21.600

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

3 Are Nouns as Adjective and Present Participle as Adjective in the sentence? 2016-12-02T11:48:57.847

3 Which tense is better in a timeline? "2001: establishment of an R&D center" vs. "2001: establishing an R&D center" 2017-02-08T17:01:57.730

3 A Problem with Present Participle 2017-04-14T21:37:04.597

3 "...than recognize faces" or "... than recognizing faces" 2018-04-17T09:28:50.780

2 Can 'make' have 'having fluttered' as its objective complement? 2013-03-17T23:20:01.300

2 Expressing that there was no need to worry 2013-11-19T05:10:04.997

2 Does this sentence contain a gerund? 2014-10-21T17:12:52.003

2 move into the few buildings "still standing" 2014-10-24T23:57:12.160

2 "They move everywhere sell their goods" or "selling their goods"? 2015-01-17T08:10:54.907

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

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

2 Should I use -ing in the following example? 2015-07-24T09:40:57.383

2 red is a color creating anger 2015-08-15T20:12:45.217

2 "People shouting and waving" or "shouting and waving people"? 2015-09-06T18:44:17.350

2 Can the verb "see" form the present participle "seeing?" 2015-09-08T18:29:05.307

2 Possessive form of the noun...why is it incorrect? 2015-09-14T22:45:45.290

2 Moving present participle within sentence 2015-09-24T13:55:22.163

2 What is breaking on the shore? The sea foam or the waves? 2015-10-28T03:04:45.237

2 Joy (as noun)+ gerund 2015-12-26T21:35:19.263

2 "I can see this being useful." Why not “be”? 2016-03-25T15:14:27.307

2 interpreting present participle in the sentence 2016-06-21T07:02:46.037

2 Would this present participle phrase always imply causation? "X is an antibody, having specificity against.." 2016-09-13T12:19:21.310

2 Usage of -ing forms 2016-10-01T09:49:07.600

2 Using present participle correctly 2016-10-09T03:46:02.840

2 Can I write "sustaining of relations" as "relations sustaining"? 2016-11-20T09:23:24.347

2 "Mrs. Jones going to New York" vs "Mrs. Jones gone to New York" 2016-12-25T17:07:10.617

2 Why are there so many verb+ing in this passage? 2017-02-05T07:48:44.347

2 I'm having to work vs. I have to work 2017-02-13T06:11:02.317

2 What does it mean when the sentence take the form of '~ , meaning ~'? 2017-03-12T09:57:24.133

2 Can I use 'having' in a noun clause? 2017-03-29T07:36:54.333

2 difference between "looking" and "looked" here- 2017-06-02T21:46:32.630

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

2 Should "risk rape" instead of "risk raping" be used in the sentence? 2018-03-20T12:52:28.723

2 Participle clauses 2018-04-29T16:10:18.980

2 Why are these participles not gerunds? 2018-05-24T05:37:36.467

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

2 Usage question: "point being" vs "the point is" and "point being is"? 2019-06-02T22:11:15.407

2 Using "present participle" after the main clause 2019-08-03T17:17:10.530

2 What are these ingforms of learning? 2019-09-19T13:01:05.830

2 What is the use of the word "being" in this sentence? 2019-09-26T06:47:36.080

2 How can we identify that "It's freezing", freezing is an adj not verb+ing? 2020-06-17T16:54:47.937

2 Why did the author use Present Continuous in the second part of “...pushed himself away, leaving the card on the table” 2020-07-29T01:36:16.460

1 Verbs of Perception Structure and Its Meaning 2013-11-24T08:13:15.850

1 Exact meaning of ing form 2014-09-10T08:19:33.237

1 Omiting relative pronouns 2015-01-22T16:50:36.097

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

1 Present Participle 2015-05-10T23:05:05.347

1 present participle or reduced relative clause? 2015-05-11T13:54:49.270

1 Which form is suitable: "fall" "falling" or "a fall"? 2015-06-05T04:58:43.357

1 Here are sentences that I want to transform using participle phrases 2015-07-08T15:00:31.653

1 A question about relative clause and present participle 2015-08-21T12:18:34.927

1 be to be verb-ing 2015-09-15T18:09:57.890

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

1 functions that are great for timing code to run after a delay -- is "timing" an adjective or gerund? 2015-11-17T11:07:59.080

1 Present participle clause 2015-11-23T22:01:24.810

1 What is the difference between "is + xxx-ed" and "will be xxx-ed"? 2015-12-08T03:54:03.147

1 Question about "staying alive" 2015-12-24T02:37:12.083

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

1 Shouting/ shouted with happiness, William celebrated his chance to interview 2016-03-29T17:19:06.373

1 present participles in passive sentences 2016-06-15T16:52:57.393

1 How Should we use comma with present participles acting as adverbial clauses? 2016-06-17T08:46:38.860

1 Is there any difference in meaning between "We tried to get him to come to church" and "We tried to get him coming to church"? 2016-06-24T08:50:52.410

1 Using the -ing participle right 2016-07-22T21:15:46.347