In English language
, a participle
is an adjective form of a verb
. A present particple
is a verb with a suffix "-ing" while a past partciple
is a verb with suffix "-ed". Some verbs may have an odd suffix instead of "-ed"; they are called "irregular verbs
- "talk" becomes "talking" and "talked"
- "do" becomes "doing" and "done"
A present participle is often confused with a gerund, a noun form of a verb with "-ing".
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