Okay, so, for Thanksgiving, we're supposed to write a list of things we're grateful for. The form which my teacher (through a substitute teacher) gave us was,
"Gratis ago" + dative
But she wants us to use a participle in each sentence. (?!) The example she gave us was,
"I am grateful for having friends."
I am confused about multiple things.
A, I don't understand why this is a participle and not a gerund, as ...