Part A 10.Fill in the blanks(Infinitive, Gerund, Participle)

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part a 10(tnpsc english study material)

Gerund:

A noun formed from a verb by adding ‘ing’

Eg: Swimming is good for health

Here, the term swimming framed as a noun by add ‘ing’ to the verb swim

Participle:

It is partly a verb and partly an adjective. It is a verbal adjective.

The formed by adding ‘ing’, ‘ed’, ‘en’ to verbs.

Eg: The wounded soldiers were taken home.

Infinitive:

It is used as a noun to function as a subject or object in sentences. It formed when ‘to’ comes before a verb.

It is formed by adding ‘to + verb’ for.

Eg: He wanted to buy a car.

Note: After model auxiliaries like, shall, will, should, would, may, might, must, can, could, We can use infinitive without ‘to’.

Eg: With ‘to’: He knows how to sing.

      Without ‘to’: He can sing.

 

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