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What is it? San Francisco is a bustling city in California. 



A. Gerund
B. Participle
C. Appositive
D. Infinitive
E. Preposition

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Asked by Jarvisbetsy, Last updated: Apr 22, 2020

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MrsDinPA

MrsDinPA

Answered May 05, 2017

Bustling is a participle because it modifies the predicate noun "city".
 

iambored

Iambored

Answered Jan 22, 2017

Participle
 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Jan 18, 2017

Participle. bustling describes city, and if you put "the act of" in front of bustling, it makes no sense at all.
 

John Adney

I believe this answer is marked incorrectly. It should be participle since it is serving as an adjective modifying city. A gerund serves a noun, so that answer doesn't fit here.
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Oct 26, 2016

Gerund
 

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