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I no care for not'ing but dat fine boy I kill, Alexandra Bergson.

Pending the examination a lunch was given at which Ing and I were present.

He say, 'Musq'oosis, I no good for not'ing 't'all but a soldier.'

It is not pleasant to live with one who is constantly ——ing.

There can be no —— with a great genius, who does all the ——ing.

There are two ways of reaching truth: by ——ing it out and by feeling it out.

Now I believe not'ing at all—no one who is not a fool or a liar can believe.

For yif so be at er is a ing at in any partie be fieble of power.

Such of the first as are not roots in -ing are fellow stems to the others.

Add the suffixes ed and ing to the words for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

WORD ORIGIN

suffix attached to verbs to mean their action, result, product, material, etc., from Old English -ing, -ung, from Proto-Germanic *unga (cf. Old Norse -ing, Dutch -ing, German -ung). Originally used to form nouns from verbs and to denote completed or habitual action. Its use has been greatly expanded in Middle and Modern English.

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