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Gerunds as a subject and after Dulce Karina Romo Gutiérrez AUTOR expressions
GERUNDS A gerund always functions as a noun: either a subject, a direct object, subject complement, or object of preposition. A gerund always ends in “ing.” Gerunds can be modified by adjectives and, because they have some qualities of a verb, can take objects.
GERUNDS AS A SUBJECT Smoking is a expensive habit A gerund sometimes begins a phrase that is taken as a whole.. A gerund becomes into a subject when the activity is the most important in the sentence. EXAMPLES
Gerunds after expressions adjectives becomes into an expression when they have a preposition after them. I don’t remembe r an adjective I don’t remember the preposition s
Now the expressions GOODATAFRAID OF CRAZY ABOUT EXCITED ABOUT INTERESTED IN SICK OF SURE ABOUTTIRED OF USED TO WORRIED ABOUT EXAMPLES
Taking stereoids can have seriuos side effects
Going to college is important now days.
Ironing is not my favorite chore.
ADJECTIVE S GOOD AFRAID CRAZY EXCITED INTERESTED SICK SURE TIRED USED WORRIED
Preposition s ABOUT TO AT FOR IN
Laura is good at playing basketball I am afraid of jumping with a parachute Megan is sick of screaming people