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what's the difference between a gerund and a participle? (answer)

Hey April, Gerunds and participles both derive from verbs. However, -A gerund is a verbal noun. As a noun, it stands alone in the sentence. In English, gerunds always end in -ing (walking, thinking, sleeping). Again, gerunds are nouns. They stand alone. All of these are gerunds,...