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Adjectives + Prepositions + Gerunds
April 22, 1999 

 Here are some useful adjective + preposition + gerund combinations. Memorize and use them often.

Examples of the adjective + preposition + gerund combinations

    I am interested + in + being a good kayaker.

    I am proud + of + being a teacher.

    I am good + at + looking for lost things in my house.

    I am sorry + about + appearing distracted. I have been busy lately.

Paragraph Assignment

     Write a short paragraph (or some sentences) about a pastime or hobby you enjoy.

    Use all four examples in your writing. Please use the "+" sign inside your sentences for practice.

    Write a topic sentence, indent five spaces, and please double space your writing.

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