Re: Ownership of Gerunds

Subject: Re: Ownership of Gerunds
From: David Dvorkin <ddvorki -at- USWEST -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 1996 08:54:13 +0700

> From Rebecca Phillips <rebecca -at- QRONUS -dot- CO -dot- IL>

> Does anybody use a possessive with a gerund anymore?

Your objecting to "Eric stopping" is understandable, but yes,
usage does seem to have changed.

It just keeps happening to English, doesn't it?


David D.

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