Monday, December 21, 2020

Adjectives with 'ed' and 'ing'

Do you know the difference between the word "confused" and "Confusing"? Probably, you are now confused. Today, I'm gonna talk about the difference between adjectives ending with 'ed' and 'ing'. 

Hope, the lesson will help you a lot.

-ed Adjectives

Adjectives that end with -ed generally describe your emotion. They tell about your feeling.

adjectives with ed and ing

Example:

  1. I was so bored with that lesson, I almost fell asleep.
  2. He was surprised to see Helen after all those years.
  3. She was really tired and went to bed early.

-ing Adjectives

Adjectives that end with -ing generally describe the cause of your emotion. For example, a boring lesson makes you feel bored.

Example:

  1. Have you seen that film? It's really frightening.
  2. I could listen to her for hours. She's so interesting.
  3. I can't sleep! That noise is really annoying!

Some More Adjectives with 'ed' and 'ing'

-ed-ing
annoyedannoying
boredboring
confusedconfusing
disappointeddisappointing
excitedexciting
frightenedfrightening
interestedinteresting
surprisedsurprising
tiredtiring
worriedworrying
worriedannoying

Now Put a comment writing 2 example sentences with those 2 types of adjectives. You can also share your problems understanding the lesson.

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