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

Use the word "being" correctly in English

How to 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

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