• I keep keeping my head raised when I walk.
  • I find finding a chest of gold a lucky find.
  • I know knowing English helps in life.
  • I guess guessing right answers in a test won't help you much.
  • I think thinking about it is silly.

Are they verb+gerund or what? How come they are grammatical?

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    Why does it matter if it's the same verb? Can you think of examples with different verbs that fill the same slots? – user3395 Aug 25 '17 at 20:13

Yes. All of these examples have complex gerund objects. The fact that the gerund is the same base as the verb doesn't matter at all.

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