Can Gerunds have plurals?


 Mr. Brown can we make plural forms of gerunds like this?Walkings, teachings, drivings..)



Very interesting question. As a general principle they are uncountable. However there are a few exceptions. This list comes from the COBUILD grammar. This is an excellent series of books made on statistical examinations of modern English.



Beginning      
feeling       
meeting        
setting        
turning
being         
finding        
offering       
showing        
warning
building       
hearing        
painting       
sitting
drawing        
meaning        
saying         
suffering

Often these plural forms have a slightly different meaning so it is always wise to check in a dictionary.Thanks again for such a good question.