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English Adjectives ending in –ing and –ed

27th November 2016

Knowing when to use -ED and –ING adjectives can be confusing! Don’t worry, this is something that many students struggle with. Here are some study tips to clarify this grammar point. By reading this post you will be amazed how English grammar is amazing!

Compare adjective ending in –ing and –ed.

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-ING adjectives are used to describe things, people, places, activities. (These are the causes of the feelings) So, “I feel bored because the job is boring”.

 -ED adjectives are used to talk about a person’s feelings or opinions about something or someone.


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