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What is "teaching" grammatically in the following sentence ?
He spent his life teaching students.
- bluebellbkkLv 71 month agoFavorite Answer
It's a present participle.
- Anonymous1 month ago
an infinitiveSource(s): https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/grammar/britis... (see subheading "Verbs followed -ing" where it explains when the "-ing" infinitive is used instead of the "to" infinitive)