Locate the gerund, since it is used as a noun, determine its use.same choices for the first 4 questions. And I know the gerunds on all of them I just need their noun use :)1) I enjoy walking in the country (walking)a) predicate nounb) direct objectc) object of prepositiond) subject2) Reckless driving is dangerous.(driving)3) A popular pastime is backpacking.(backpacking)4) John has finally lost interest in collecting stamps.(collecting)Ok now locate and identify the -ing use.5) having no one to play with, the child turned to books for companionship.So is -having- a participle, verb phrase, or a gerund?6) napping is an effortless activity. (Napping)7) a thinking person will avoid foolish strife. (thinking)8) Mary occupied herself by painting. (Painting)9) frank was swimming in the private pool. (Swimming)
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