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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #94214: Adjectives: -ing or -ed
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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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