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A gerund is a verb form which functions as a noun, in Latin having a (declinable) ending -ndum, and in English ending in -ing

Do you mind my doubting you? (as René Descartes once said to himself). “Do you want that throwing in the bin?” Compare with a gerundive, a verb which functions as an adjective.

Where better to end than the grate n molesworth the curse of st custards, as any fule kno.

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