English-2
Grade-8
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Question

A gerund is that form of the verb which ends in—ing and has the force of a noun and ______________

  1. A verb    
  2. An adjective    
  3. Both A verb and An adjective    
  4. None of the above    

hintHint:

A gerund is the part of a verb ending in '—ing' that is partly a verb and partly a noun.

The correct answer is: A verb


    The Gerund has the force of both a noun and a verb. A gerund can be the subject of a sentence or the object of a verb, or it may be governed by a preposition.
    Swimming is my favourite sport.
    In the above sentence, the Gerund 'swimming' is the subject of the sentence.
    I like baking cakes.
    In the above sentence, the Gerund 'baking', like a noun, is the object of a verb. However, like a verb, it also takes an object, indicating that it has the force of a verb as well.
    Lila is fond of knitting sweaters.
    In the above sentence, the Gerund 'knitting' is governed by a preposition. However, like a verb, it also takes an object.

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