Run is good for your heart
Running is good for your heart
I cannot understand what the differences between these two sentences are.
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Beginning a sentence with a verb in the present tense is commonly used as an instruction or command, such as: Run to the store and buy some milk!. Telling someone to do something. Imperative case.
A gerund used as the first word is usually forming a noun from a verb, a verbal noun, referring to the concept or activity of "running". It is like saying, "the activity of running is good for your heart"