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    Adjectives: -ing or -ed

     verb present participle (v + -ing) past participle (v + -ed)
     to amaze  amazing   amazed  
     to bore   boring   bored  
     to frighten   frightening   frightened  
     to interest   interesting  interested  



      -ing > active

     1. Giant Australian frogs are amazing.  

     4. The children are reading an interesting book. 

    -ed > passive

     2. There must be a ghost! Linda looks frightened! 

     3. Bob feels bored .


     1. Giant frogs are amazing; that's why people are amazed.

     4. The book is interesting, so the children are interested.

     2. Linda is frightened because she has seen something frightening.

     3. I suppose Bob feels bored because his job is boring.

     Other examples
     Mr. Smith is very surprised. He is reading a surprising piece of news.
                                A Jack-in-the-box is an amusing toy. The little boy is amused.
                                        What a depressing chart!  Robert feels depressed.
                                 Horrified, Bill ran away from that horrifying house.




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     At the sight of the terrif dog,

     my grandson felt terrif .

    The children looked interest during

     that interest film about polar bears.

    My new job is overwhelm .

     I must learn how not to get overwhelm !

    Tweety is annoy .

    It's not easy to deal with an annoy cat!

    The film 'Grave of the Fireflies' was so depress that Dan couldn't sleep all night.
     The following day he was completely exhaust .
    Whenever he gets bor John takes his bicycle and goes for a ride.

    It is really a bewilder  painting. People look at it, puzzl .

    Cédric was fascinat by the book 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'.
     He couldn't eat or sleep until he had finished reading that fascinat novel.
    Bill can be satisf with his math results; he has scored an astonish A+.

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