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In the sentence, I'm now considering joing the swimming team. is the word swimming an adjective or a gerund?

also, in the sentence, Last year while I was jogging, I fell and hurt myself. is the word jogging a gerund or verb. Thanks!
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AnonymousI'm now considering joining the swimming team.
swimming is a gerund used as an adjective, because a swimming team is a team that does swimming (gerund), so I suppose you could say it is both.
AnonymousLast year while I was jogging, I fell and hurt myself.
When it is part of a progressive tense, an -ing form of a verb is considered a participle. It is not a gerund, and it is not a verb, though it is a part of a verb phrase (was jogging).
CJ
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It's a Verb in Past Progressive tense.
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