Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 24 Jul 2014, 05:13

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

is it possible to use a gerund as an adjective????

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 13 Apr 2013
Posts: 13
Location: India
Concentration: Operations, Strategy
Schools: ISB '16, NUS '16
GMAT 1: 730 Q51 V38
GPA: 3.5
WE: Operations (Transportation)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 9

GMAT ToolKit User
is it possible to use a gerund as an adjective???? [#permalink] New post 07 May 2013, 02:15
The speaker is both entertaining and an inspiration.

Is this sentence technically wrong?
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Status: Pushing Hard
Affiliations: GNGO2, SSCRB
Joined: 30 Sep 2012
Posts: 92
Location: India
Concentration: Finance, Entrepreneurship
GPA: 3.33
WE: Analyst (Health Care)
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 61 [0], given: 11

Reviews Badge
Re: is it possible to use a gerund as an adjective???? [#permalink] New post 07 May 2013, 02:18
abhinawster wrote:
The speaker is both entertaining and an inspiration.

Is this sentence technically wrong?


Yeah ..for me this is wrong ................... & it should be ::::: The speaker is both entertaining and inspiring.
_________________

If you don’t make mistakes, you’re not working hard. And Now that’s a Huge mistake.

Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 13 Apr 2013
Posts: 13
Location: India
Concentration: Operations, Strategy
Schools: ISB '16, NUS '16
GMAT 1: 730 Q51 V38
GPA: 3.5
WE: Operations (Transportation)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 9

GMAT ToolKit User
Re: is it possible to use a gerund as an adjective???? [#permalink] New post 07 May 2013, 02:49
In this sentence, entertaining is an adjective. Does that imply that gerund can be an adjective??
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Status: Pushing Hard
Affiliations: GNGO2, SSCRB
Joined: 30 Sep 2012
Posts: 92
Location: India
Concentration: Finance, Entrepreneurship
GPA: 3.33
WE: Analyst (Health Care)
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 61 [0], given: 11

Reviews Badge
Re: is it possible to use a gerund as an adjective???? [#permalink] New post 07 May 2013, 02:57
abhinawster wrote:
In this sentence, entertaining is an adjective. Does that imply that gerund can be an adjective??


Yeah ................. As much as I know.. Gerund can work as an adjective... but the above sentence is wrong for me ,,,,,,,,,,,,,
_________________

If you don’t make mistakes, you’re not working hard. And Now that’s a Huge mistake.

1 KUDOS received
Moderator
Moderator
User avatar
Joined: 02 Jul 2012
Posts: 1226
Location: India
Concentration: Strategy
GMAT 1: 740 Q49 V42
GPA: 3.8
WE: Engineering (Energy and Utilities)
Followers: 61

Kudos [?]: 625 [1] , given: 116

GMAT Tests User Premium Member
Re: is it possible to use a gerund as an adjective???? [#permalink] New post 07 May 2013, 04:43
1
This post received
KUDOS
Actually a 'gerund' used as an adjective is the present participle... A gerund is a noun..
_________________

Did you find this post helpful?... Please let me know through the Kudos button.

Thanks To The Almighty - My GMAT Debrief

GMAT Reading Comprehension: 7 Most Common Passage Types

Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 13 Apr 2013
Posts: 13
Location: India
Concentration: Operations, Strategy
Schools: ISB '16, NUS '16
GMAT 1: 730 Q51 V38
GPA: 3.5
WE: Operations (Transportation)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 9

GMAT ToolKit User
Re: is it possible to use a gerund as an adjective???? [#permalink] New post 07 May 2013, 04:59
MacFauz wrote:
Actually a 'gerund' used as an adjective is the present participle... A gerund is a noun..



Thanx........this cleared my Doubt. :-D
Re: is it possible to use a gerund as an adjective????   [#permalink] 07 May 2013, 04:59
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Experts publish their posts in the topic Use of Possessive Pronoun with Gerund- imhimanshu 5 28 Mar 2013, 04:04
3 Experts publish their posts in the topic Nouns used as adjectives GetThisDone 7 19 Mar 2012, 07:45
2 Use of Comma in Adjective Clause raviram80 1 06 Mar 2012, 11:48
When to use Infinitive, Gerund and Participle ??? alfa_beta01 0 24 May 2006, 18:59
When to use a gerund and when to use an infinitive plsubbu 1 23 Dec 2005, 09:49
Display posts from previous: Sort by

is it possible to use a gerund as an adjective????

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.