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    #1

    Currpt OR Currpted?

    Hello,

    Which one is right?

    (1) "Files are corrupt" OR

    (2) "Files are corrupted"


    Peter

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    Re: Currpt OR Currpted?

    I think the first sounds better, but I've seen the second used often enough.

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    #3

    Re: Currpt OR Currpted?

    Hello Peter2005,

    I agree with tdol. They are both correct.

    1. The files are corrupt. "Corrupt" here is an adjective and is appropriate.

    2. The files are corrupted. "Corrupted" is a past participle being used as an adjective. The verb "are" is a linking verb connecting corrupted to files (corrupted files--makes sense).

    I hope this helps!

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    SMS


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    Re: Currpt OR Currpted?

    Hello both,

    Thanks for your clarification. It has cleared my doubts.

    Peter

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