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Gerunds, Gerunds, Gerunds!

How do you diagram a GeRuNd?!

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Above shows where parts of a sentence are to be put on a diagram.

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This is what a typical diagram looks like with the gerund as a subject.

What is a GERUND?
 
A gerund is a verb fuctioning as a noun that usually ends in "ing".
 
A gerund can act as the following:
 
1. subject- the main part of a sentence
 
2. direct object- the object of the sentence
 
3. predicate nominative- a noun or pronoun which follows the verb and describes or renames the subject and follows a linking verb
 
4. indirect object- the object that the subject is giving to
 
5. object of a preposition- a preposition followed by a phrase of words
 
6. appositive- a group of words separted by commas modifying a noun

CLICK HERE TO LEARN ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GERUNDS!!

So now that you know about gerunds click above to have an overview on diagramming gerunds.



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