Used as a verb, the gerund has tenses and active and passive forms:

 

Forms of the gerund

Active Passive
Present asking being asked
Perfect having asked having been asked

 

A perfect gerund expresses an activity preceding the activity of the finite verb of the sentence:

 

Examples

He left the room without having hat on his head.
I regret having told him that.

 

The only verb form which can follow the verbs avoid, enjoy and keep / keep on is the gerund.

Examples

She avoided staying late at night.
The kids enjoyed playing outside in spite of the rain.
Do you enjoy going for log runs?

 

Not familiar with the Gerund? Then check this – The Gerund in english grammar.

 

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This page is about Verbal Properties of The Gerund.

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