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What is the German equivalent of "ing"?

There isn't. German doesn't mark the continous aspect of an action in its verbs. (The perfect aspect of an action is handled very differently as well.) If you want to tell that an action is ongoing, ...
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Separable verbs and 'gern'

Yes. Adverbs precede the verb phrase they modify, just as in English. Let me show you a slightly different example: Du weißt, dass ich abends gern spazieren gehe. In main clauses, the V2 rule ...
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Sollte es is meaning should or if

As has been said already, this verb-initial construction is interpreted as a conditional. In principle, such constructions also exist in English. An example is: "Had I known that before going out,...
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