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    #1

    Adjective ends in "ing".

    English is spoken in Uk and USA.
    2/mobile phones are made in Finland.

    Are /spoken and made/adjectives ending in "ing"?
    If not what will they be?

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    Re: Adjective ends in "ing".

    Quote Originally Posted by diplomacy View Post
    English is spoken in Uk and USA.
    2/mobile phones are made in Finland.

    Are /spoken and made/adjectives ending in "ing"?
    If not what will they be?
    Part (past participle) of the passive form of the verb.

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    #3

    Re: Adjective ends in "ing".

    Both the present and past participles can function as adjectives:
    An interesting film
    A broken glass

    However, in both of your examples, they are verbs and not adjectives, as Billmcd pointed out.

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    Re: Adjective ends in "ing".

    Forgive me for having a Twilight Zone moment here.

    I seem to be the only one wondering what diplomacy means by

    'Are /spoken and made/adjectives ending in "ing"?'

    They clearly don't end in ing.

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    Re: Adjective ends in "ing".

    Sorry,I meant the adjectives end in/past verb.

    Ex: he is very bored.

    So my question related to this rule.

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    Re: Adjective ends in "ing".

    Quote Originally Posted by diplomacy View Post
    Sorry,I meant the adjectives end in/past verb.

    Ex: he is very bored.

    So my question related to this rule.
    Now I'm confused. How does "end in/past verb" fit with "He is very bored"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Adjective ends in "ing".

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Now I'm confused. How does "end in/past verb" fit with "He is very bored"?
    My guess is that diplomacy wanted to ask about the adjectival use of past participles.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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