Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Gerunds"
Example sentences using "Gerunds"
Q: Please show me example sentences with Gerunds and infinitive.
A: I like to read I like reading (me gusta leer) Unlike Spanish, these both sound perfectly fine and are very common. The second version is just a little less formal and more common. I read. I am reading. Unlike Spanish these have very different meanings. The first means that I read in general but I am not necessarily reading at this moment. It would NOT be a proper answer to the question "what are you doing?", but the second version would be. Espero que tenga sentido!
Synonyms of "Gerunds" and their differences
Q: What is the difference between Gerunds and -ed and -ing participles ?
A: -ed is used when talking about the past "I walked down the street" -ing is used when talking about the present "I'm walking down the street right now"
Other questions about "Gerunds"
Q: Gerunds My neighborhood is so_____, nothing ever happens, even the animals feel_______ bored boring boring bored boring boring bored bored Are you______? try to do something_____. That might help you feel m...
A: My neighborhood is so_____, nothing ever happens, even the animals feel_______ boring bored Are you______? try to do something_____. That might help you feel much better. bored interesting
Q: Gerunds my boss asked me to do something _____ bored. boring. interested. interesting yesterday, we were at a ____ party, everybody was ____ but I enjoyed it. It was really___ boring boring exciting boring...
A: thanks bro
Q: Gerunds are the ing verbs and we usually use them to talk about daily routines or something that happened in the past does this sound natural?
A: The sentence sounds OK and your examples are valid but I would say the canonical use is to talk about what you are doing right now. "Daily routines" is generally present simple. This is a major difference between English and Spanish. I read books = I generally read a lot of books, but probably not RIGHT NOW. I am reading a book = I am reading a book RIGHT NOW
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