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Locate the gerund. Since it is used as a noun, determine its noun use. A popular pastime is backpacking.
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User: Locate the gerund. Since it is used as a noun, determine its noun use. A popular pastime is backpacking.

Weegy: A popular pastime is backpacking. Gerund: Backpacking Use: subject.
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A popular pastime is backpacking. Gerund: Backpacking Use: Predicate nominative.
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