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gerund División en sílabas: ger·und
Pronunciación: /ˈjerənd/

Definición de gerund en inglés:

sustantivo

Grammar
A form that is derived from a verb but that functions as a noun, in English ending in -ing, e.g., asking in do you mind my asking you?
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • First, a noun form of the verb, i.e. gerund or agentive noun, is combined with some other word to make a compound word.
  • He also advises that one should use the active instead of the passive voice and gerunds instead of noun constructions.
  • I once learned that you should put possessives before gerunds; that ‘rule’ is sometimes awkward and pointless, but maybe it has something going for it here.

Origen

Early 16th century: from late Latin gerundium, from gerundum, variant of gerendum, the gerund of Latin gerere 'do'.

Palabras que riman con gerund

errand

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