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gerund phrases: A gerund is a verb form which functions as a noun and ends in -ing (e.g. asking in do you mind my asking you?).

A gerund phrase will begin with a gerund, an ing word, and might include other modifiers and/or objects. Gerund phrases always function as nouns, so they will be subjects, subject complements, or objects in the sentence, e.g.:

Eating ice cream on a rollercoaster can be a messy experience.

Eating ice cream on a rollercoaster = subject of the verb can be.

Smoking is hazardous to your health.

Smoking = subject of the verb is.

Being a soldier requires being very fit

Being a soldier= subject of the verb requires.

being very fit = direct object of the verb require.
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What is gerund phrase?

a gerund phrase conists of a gerund plus its modifiers and complements .like a gerund ,the entire pharse is uesd as a noun

Is you are going home a gerund phrase?

No. "Are going" is one of the forms of the verb to go. You go, you do go, you are going. A gerund phrase would be: Going home to see mom always pleases me. "Going home" acts

What is a gerunds and gerund phrases?

A gerund is a noun formed by adding -ing to a verb. For example: 'Singing makes me happy.' 'His hobby was playing the violin.' 'My mother likes taking photographs.' A gerund p

What are gerund phrases?

A gerund phrase is form of a phrase that starts by using a gerund  word with an â??ing and consist of objects and modifiers. A gerund  is a noun but operates as a verb.

How are gerund and gerund phrase used in a sentence?

A gerund or gerund phrase functions as a noun, as the subject of a  sentence or a clause, and as the object of a verb or a preposition.  Examples:       Fishing i
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How does a Gerund Phrase function in a sentence?

Gerund phrases, like gerunds alone, function as nouns in a sentence. Like a noun, a gerund phrase can be a subject, a D.O., an object of the preposition, or a predicate noun.