Örnek olarak “yüzmek” anlamına gelen “swim” fiilini ele alalım. Although the terms might sound foreign, the gerunds and infinitives are common parts of speech that we use everyday, whether we know them or not. What are Gerunds? Gerunds are easy to spot, since every gerund is a verb with -ing tacked to its tail, like this: "verb + -ing" = Gerund Examples: swimming, reading, playing..