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What are gerunds?



 
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What are gerunds? #1 (permalink) Mon Jul 24, 2006 14:02 pm   What are gerunds?
 

Common Errors in English, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #14 "Gerunds and Prepositions", question 2

If you buy large quantities of this product, you will be able to get a much better price than the usual detail price.

(a) quantities
(b) able to
(c) than
(d) detail

Common Errors in English, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #14 "Gerunds and Prepositions", answer 2

If you buy large quantities of this product, you will be able to get a much better price than the usual retail price.

Correct entry: retail
The error was: (d) detail
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Gerunds #2 (permalink) Mon Jul 24, 2006 14:12 pm   Gerunds
 

Gerunds are nouns made from verbs and ending in 'ing'.

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