动名词有动作的意味，用来描述习惯，有持续性。Ex：I am not afraid of death, but I am scared of dying.
Ex：I really enjoyed teaching English to school children at night. = I really enjoyed that I taught English to school at night.
Ex：Picking strawberries... The picking of strawberries... Strawberry-picking...
Ex：I don't like calling my girlfriend day after day. = I don't like John's calling my girlfriend day after day.
Ex: That I was invited here is a great honor. = Being invited here is a great honor.
That flying jacket looks smart on you. 这里的flying是动名词，分解之后为：That's a jacket for flying.