Questions about the present-participle form of verbs.

Questions about using the present-participle form of a given verb. The present participle is formed using the suffix -ing. It is generally distinguished from the gerund, which is identical in form, according to its use: the form is called the present participle when used adjectivally to modify a noun, or when used with the verb to be to form the progressive aspect, and called the gerund when it is used as a noun that refers to an action in general.