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A GERUND is a verb in its "ing" form (the present participle); for example, raining, dancing, laughing, thinking, creating, running, and so on.
By definition, they are activities . either physical or mental.
These words function as NOUNS in a sentence:
The subject of the verb: Swimming is a lot of fun and good exercise.
The object of the verb: I really like swimming.
The object of a preposition: I am looking forward to swimming in the ocean.
1.1 GERUNDS AS THE SUBJECT OF THE SENTENCE
Any activity that can be expressed with the "ing" form of a verb can be the subject of a sentence.
All gerunds can be the subject of a sentence.
Breathing is necessary.
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That is, some verbs can take a gerund as their objects, but other verbs cannot.
(Some verbs can take infinitives as their objects. Some verbs never take an object at all.)
These differences can only be learned, as individual vocabulary items.
1.3.1 Verb + Gerund:
Here are some verbs that are followed by a gerund.
(These verbs can be followed by any gerund. The gerunds used in these sentences are only examples.)
I admit losing the combination to the safe.
I advise finding a good lawyer.
I don't anticipate waiting