Tags » Participles


Present Active: читающий – the one who is reading

  • third person plural
  • remove -т
  • add -щий, -щая, -щее, -щие

Past Active: читавший – the one who was reading… 69 more words

'...ing' - participles and gerunds


Could you please explain the functions of the underlined words in the following sentences:

1. He was found fighting desperately for his life.

2. Much depends on Rama’s returning before noon. 177 more words

English Usage

gerunds and participles


Consider the sentence – Wrapping up. I would like to thank you for listening patiently to this episode on a very confusing topic.

After reading about Gerunds and Participles, I am very confused. 779 more words

English Usage

Musings on Mark: Conflict Among the Synoptics

Καὶ εὐθὺς τὸ πνεῦμα αὐτὸν ἐκβάλλει εἰς τὴν ἔρημον. καὶ ἦν ἐν τῇ ἐρήμῳ τεσσεράκοντα ἡμέρας πειραζόμενος ὑπὸ τοῦ σατανᾶ, καὶ ἦν μετὰ τῶν θηρίων, καὶ οἱ ἄγγελοι διηκόνουν αὐτῷ.

Characters In The Christian Scriptures

Help! I'm "speeding" toward a family feud about parts of speech...

Recently, I received this request for an opinion from a fellow creative writer, who needed help in settling a family dispute over parts of speech… 981 more words