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Post by hanuman_2000 » Wed Jan 04, 2017 5:30 am

Hello Sir,

Please don't mind my asking the same again.

1. I heard someone singing outside.

The 'singing' here participle as suggested by you.

I would like to know whether the 'singing' is modifying something ( as an adjective form) or it is a verb denoting action.

According the definition, a participle can be an adjective and could be a verb also.

Please help me clear this doubts?

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Re: heard

Post by Alan » Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:10 am

'Singing' postmodifies 'someone'