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What is "teaching" grammatically in the following sentence ?

He spent his life teaching students. 

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  • 1 month ago
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    It's a present participle.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    an infinitive                          

    Source(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)
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