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Q: Identify the phrase in parentheses: The moon, "a yellow and full disc", rose above the trees. Is this a gerund phrase?
A: The moon, "a yellow and full disc", rose above the trees. "A yellow and full disc" is not a gerund, it is an APPOSITIVE PHRASE.
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Updated 3/8/2014 2:43:27 PM
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Edited by andrewpallarca [3/8/2014 2:42:52 PM]
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The moon, "a yellow and full disc", rose above the trees.
"A yellow and full disc" is not a gerund, it is an APPOSITIVE PHRASE.
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