How To: Use the word "being" correctly in English

Use the word "being" correctly in English

Being is a word that can be hard to master for English as a Second Language speakers. It can be used as a gerund, or in present or past continuous tenses.

In a present or past continuous tense, being says that it is happening now, or was happening before, in a continual manner.

He is being nice.
She was being bad.
You are being good.
They were being mean.
I am being patient.


Being can also be used as a gerund, a word that acts like a noun and looks like a verb.

Do you like being a student? ("like" is the verb, "being" is a noun")
Being a teacher is fun. ("is" is the verb, "being" is the subject)
I enjoy being nice to people. ("enjoy" is the verb, "being" is the object described as nice)

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Grammatically, the items being compared are..= what is being in this sentence? please help.

Is this sentence true? Is there a better way to write it?

Being a good person, Jhon is committed not to hurt others.

Be a good person instead of being a good person

may i use being alone

Step 1:being take care of animal

Step 1: Being a Human Our Responsibility

We all know today our globally some animals continually reduction, those population solutions to extinction the wild animal as a species In the environment and to escalate hunter to enter the forest and also to apply some law's for pollution being a affect the forest and animal also.

"My plea to government body please take necessary Action for the same"
Than you very much
Kartick Ghosh

Next Sunday, BEING the last day of the 70 days prayer and fasting
shall be a Special day...

PLEASE WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO USE THE WORD "BEING" IN THE ABOVE SENTENCE

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