Is 'standing' a verb in this sentence?
In this sentence:
What is the headline that LAT puts over its picture of Matina Hingis standing next to Venus Williams?
is 'standing' a verb?
Just for the sake of details, in the sentence "The 'standing' swan is beautiful," 'standing' is an adjective.
- chrlsshoreLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
In that sentence, it is a verb - a present participle.
It's like saying "who is standing".
- 1 decade ago
it's a participial. "standing next to Venus Williams" is participial phrase. NOT A VERB, as the first answerer says.. rather, a verbal.
- heyLv 61 decade ago
no it is describing a picture