Category: gerunds

Verb + VerbING

Point 56 in Verbs/patterns is defined as an increasing range of verbs followed by an ‘-ing’ form. A search for _VV _VVG in iWeb corpus: 1 KEEP GOING 656012 STARTED USING 54040 3 RECOMMEND USING 51031 1 WE RECOMMEND USING ONE OF 182 Tom’s Guide We recommend using one of the best password managers to […]

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Gerunds (verbING)

Point 22 in NOUNS at A2 is defined as: ‘-ing’ forms of verbs as nouns, in object position, to refer to activities. Examples include: like_II swimming_VVG, and_CC going_VVG shopping_VVG, I_PPIS1 prefer_VV0 dancing_NN1, practised_VVD windsurfing_NN1 *notice the tagger has added _nn1 to dancing and windsurfing.  This also partly overlaps: Point 6 in PREPOSITONS/phrases at A2 defined as: […]

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