present participle

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present participle noun
plural present participles
present participle
noun
plural present participles
Learner's definition of PRESENT PARTICIPLE
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: a verb form that ends in “-ing” and that is used with “be” to refer to action that is happening at the time of speaking or a time spoken of
◊ The present participle can also be used before a noun like an adjective.
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