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Locate the complete gerund or infinitive phrase and identify its noun use. He opened the door after trying several keys.
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User: Locate the complete gerund or infinitive phrase and identify its noun use. He opened the door after trying several keys.

Weegy: Definition: A traditional grammatical term for a verbal that ends in -ing and functions as a noun. Adjective: gerundial. A gerund with its objects, complements, and modifiers is called a gerund phrase or simply a noun phrase.
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He opened the door after trying several keys.
Gerund phrase: trying several keys.
Noun use: Object of the preposition.
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