gerundnoun [ C ]uk /ˈdʒer.ənd/ us /ˈdʒer.ənd/ specialized
- A gerund can be either the subject or object of a sentence in English, e.g. 'Cycling is fun' or 'I enjoy cycling'.
- Gerunds are verbal nouns, and I remember that they are used in a special way in Latin.
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Verbs followed by -ing or an infinitive without toA group of verbs connected with feeling, hearing and seeing can be used with -ing or with an infinitive without to: …