Present Participle Phrase

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A Present Participle Phrase is a Participal Phrase with Present Participle as a Head Word.

  • AKA: Present Participial Phrase.
  • Context:
  • Example(s):
    • nagging Bill” in: “I enjoy [nagging Bill].
    • nagging Bill” in: “[Nagging Bill] is enjoyable.
    • watching the killer whales” in “The woman [watching the killer whales] got wet.
    • keenly hunting the ducks” in: “That dog [keenly hunting the ducks] must be a thoroughbred.
    • Hidden by the trees” in: “[Hidden by the trees], Jerry waited to scare Mark.
  • See: Present Participle Phrase, Verbal Noun.