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Elaborate the difference between present participle and gerund?

March 23, 2017
King Bapu
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A "gerund" is a form of a verb used as a noun, whereas a "present participle" is a form of verb used as an adjective or as a verb in conjunction with an auxiliary verb. In English, the present participle has the same form as the gerund, and the difference is in how they are used.
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give more about gerund and past participle.
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Elaborate the difference between present participle and gerund?
A "gerund" is a form of a verb used as a noun, whereas a "present participle" is a form of verb used as an adjective or as a verb in conjunction with an auxiliary verb. In English, the present participle has the same form as the gerund, and the difference is in how they are used.

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