Re: verbs,nouns and adjectives
To advertise and advertised are the verb and adjectival form - that's okay.
Originally Posted by julianna
To finance and finance (although financials is a noun used in accounting) are the verb and noun form.
Conviction is a close noun for "to convince" and convinced or convincing are both adjectives that apply, depending on which role you play.
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.