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by garys
Thu Feb 16, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Grammar and Usage
Topic: The Positions of GERUND
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Re: The Positions of GERUND

Hi

I am struggling with gerunds as well.

As you say it sounds ok, but I think it should be followed by the infinitive to be correct:

The train was late to arrive

If you were to remove the adverb 'late' so - the train was arriving - 'was arriving' would clearly be a past continuous verb.

Gary