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Use the present participle (-ing) to
describe how something is.
Use the past participle (-ed) to describe
how someone feels.
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The children were (fascinate)
FASCINATED by the animals in
The animals were (fascinate)
FASCINATING to the children.
The nature film was (fascinate)
Susan was (fascinate)
FASCINATED by the nature film.
Jennifer is (interest) INTERESTED
Computers are (interest) INTERESTING
Jason is an (interest) INTERESTINGperson.
I'd like to meet him.
Jason is (interest)
INTERESTED in history.
Some movies are very (bore)
BORING . They make me sleepy.
Sara was (bore)
BORED at the movie.
The professor's lecture was a little (bore)
BORING . I almost fell asleep!
Professor Samuel's class (bore)
BORED me yesterday.
I am really (bore)
Trying to learn another language can be (tire)
Working for 12 hours with no break is (tire)
TIRING for most people.
Johnathon is very (tire) TIRED
today because he worked all day.
I am really (surprise) SURPRISED
by the news.
The news is very (surprise)
SURPRISING to me.
Jack's friends (surprise) SURPRISED
him by giving him a surprise birthday party.
The birthday party was (surprise)
SURPRISING to Jack.
Speaking English all day can be (frustrate)
FRUSTRATING to students.
I get very (frustrate)
FRUSTRATED by traffic.
Traffic is very (frustrate)
FRUSTRATING to me.
Keiko was (frustrate)
FRUSTRATED when she lost her
I am (finish)
FINISHED with this exercise!
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