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Is the word "sneezing" a verb phrase, participle, or gerund?
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Sneezing can be used as a verb and also as a participle or gerund.
As a participle: Sneezing uncrontrollably, she was unable to finish her speech.
As a gerund: My silence was interrupted by his sneezing.
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