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  • one year ago

PLEASE HELP ME The panting dog waited patiently for scraps. What part of speech is the underlined word in the sentence? A. Participle B. Infinitive C. Gerund D. Progressive

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  1. Gamer56
    • one year ago
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    What do you think the answer is ? Welcome to openstudy :)

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    \(\Huge\color{green}{Welcome~to~openstudy!}\)

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thank u, and i thnk its either a gerund or participle but I'm not sure...

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    do you know what either of those mean?

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    well i know that a gerund ends in "ing" but so does a participle under circumstances

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    first of all, what is underlined?

  7. anonymous
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    oops sorry... its "panting"

  8. anonymous
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    i would say a but not 100% sure

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    okay, so we know the most participle phrases end in -ing, and past participles end with -ed, and in some cases -en.

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    right

  11. anonymous
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    do you know what gerund is?

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    no..

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    basically it is a noun made from a verb adding -ing. For example: the gerund form of "read" is "reading".

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh ok so -panting- would be a gerund?

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    you got it :)

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so its c?

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes.

  18. anonymous
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    but why isn't it a participle?

  19. anonymous
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    It can only be gerund because it was a verb, now it is a noun.

  20. anonymous
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    well, sort of, but it isn't participle.

  21. anonymous
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    ok thank u ur the best!!!

  22. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    you're welcome :)

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