How is the gerund used in the sentence? All candidates will have an opportunity for speaking. A. direct object B. predicate nominative C. subject D. object of a preposition
Time for a quick refresher: A gerund is a noun formed with a verb ending in ing. ... Gerund phrases always include modifiers and often include other objects. A gerundphrase always functions as a noun. Gerund phrases are always subjects, objects, or subject complements in sentences.