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In linguistics, and in particular the context of grammar, a gerund is a present participle verb which acts as a noun by adding -ing to the end. Some grammarians, however, refer to these as verbal nouns ending in -ing, for example Sidney Greenbaum in An Introduction to English Grammar (1991).

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