Raychatu Sanfo
Are the words interesting and interested related
Sep 21, 2018 8:31 PM
Answers · 3
Yes, they are. For example, I am interested in English, and English is interesting.
September 21, 2018
These are two of a small selection of words ending in '-ing' and '-ed' that are adjectives, not verbs. Yes they are related, but the ones ending in '-ing' are used to speak about people's characteristics. The '-ed' ending adjectives are used to describe people's feelings or emotions. Here are some others: disgusted ~ disgusting shocked ~ shocking soothed ~ soothing worried ~ worrying overwhelmed ~ overwhelming insulted ~ insulting confused ~ confusing inspired ~ inspiring bored ~ boring embarrassed ~ embarrassing
September 21, 2018
Another way of thinking of it, is that something that is xxxing will make you xxxed.
September 22, 2018
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