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The participle may be used as an adjective to modify a noun or a pronoun; as, Dying men covered the ground. Singing birds are valuable. He, being wounded, could not walk. 

It may also be used to agree with a noun which has no grammatical connection with the rest of the sentence; as in: Winter having come, we need fires. He being hurt, they brought a doctor. 


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