Seven Rules Of Using ‘Ing’ In Verb

Rule 1 : ‘e’ must be removed from Verbs containing ‘e’ as a last letter while working with ‘ing’.
Examples :
Come – Coming
Give – Giving
Make – Making
Take – Taking
Shake -Shaking
Love – Loving

Rule 2 : If there is last letter in verb is a Consonant and a letter before Consonant is a Vowel (a,e,i,o,u) then for these words last letter will get double.
Examples:
Stop – Stopping
Shut – Shutting
Sit – Sitting
Run – Running
Put -Putting
Cut -Cutting

Rule 3 : We shall not remove ‘y’ or ‘ll’  in Verbs ending with ‘y’ or ‘ll’ while using ‘ing’.
Examples:
Cry – Crying
Buy – Buying
Fly -Flying
Call – Calling
Tell – Telling
Sell – Selling

Rule 4 : Verb ending with a Consonant, if contains two vowels just before it, then we shall not double the last Consonant.
Examples :
Read – Reading
Weep – Weeping
Hear – Hearing
Bear – Bearing
Wait – Waiting
Beat – Beating

Rule 5 : We shall not double the letter ‘n’ in the end of verb, if there is no vowel before it.
Examples :
Open – Opening
Exceptional Case : This rule does not work in case of begin.
Begin – Beginning

Rule 6 : Verbs having ‘ie’ in their end will change to ‘y’.
Examples :
Lie – Lying
Die – Dying
Tie – Tying

Rule 7 : Verbs having ‘ee’ or ‘ye’ in their end, then we put ‘ing’ without removing ‘e’ from the end.
Examples:
See – Seeing
Dye – Dyeing

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