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How is the underlined gerund used in the sentence? My brother's favorite sport, diving, is one I hope to try some day. A. object of a preposition B. predicate nominative C. subject D. appositive
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User: How is the underlined gerund used in the sentence? My brother's favorite sport, diving, is one I hope to try some day. A. object of a preposition B. predicate nominative C. subject D. appositive

Weegy: I'm finished with mowing, so you do it for a change!
The gerund "mowing" is an object of a preposition.



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My brother's favorite sport, diving, is one I hope to try some day.
The gerund "diving" is used as appositive.
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