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Lots of words can be more than one type of grammatical type, for instance the word ‘run’ can be both a verb and a noun. It can pop up as a noun in a sentence like this:

We did a long run on the weekend.

But it can also be a verb, like in this sentence:

Sally had run all the way home from school.

You can create a verbal by taking a normal verb and changing the word to make it into a noun or an adjective. For instance, take the verb ‘run’. If we add ‘ing’, we change it into a noun, like this:

Running might make you feel more relaxed.

Or you could use it even more directly as an adjective:

The running club is lots of fun.

In this sentence, the present participle ‘running’ is used to directly describe the noun ‘club’.