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Participle: Definition & Types with Examples
Even though English participles are common, they are tricky to understand. Let's discover more about them in this story.
is a verb form that can be employed as an
("a pair of running shoes")
or as a component of some tenses ("why are you running").
Participles are of two types -
Besides, they can also be used as adjectives in participle phrases.
When describing an activity that is presently occurring, the
is used in continuous tenses or as an adjective.
tasks motivate everyone.
2. The committee is
people for their contributions.
If an activity has already been finished, the
can be employed as an adjective or in perfect tenses.
1. The baby accidentally
down the bookshelf.
pancakes were thrown in the dustbin.
Groups of words beginning with a participle that functions as an adjective to describe a noun are known as
planning to study medicine
should meet the department head.
2. The traffic moved slowly on the
roads clogged with rainwater
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