Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Gerund examples in literature, proverbs and quotations


Proverbs and Sayings 

1. Comment on the use of the gerund in the following proverbs and sayings. Memorize them.
  1. Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing him. 
  2. He who likes borrowing dislikes paying
  3. By doing nothing we learn to do ill. 
  4. In doing we learn. 
  5. Learn to swim by swimming
  6. Think twice before speaking
  7. Saying and doing are two things (Saying is one thing and doing another.) 
  8. Doing is better than saying
  9. The word spoken is past recalling
  10. Seeing is believing