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

A gerund and a participle can look very similar, but that are quite different. A gerund is a verbal, a verb form not functioning as a verb in the sentence, that ends in -ing and functions as a noun. For example, running is my favorite hobby. In this sentence, is is the verb, and running, functioning...