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    Default bored and boring

    can you explain to me what is the different between this two sentenses

    your brother's boring

    your brother's bored

    thanks

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Default Re: bored and boring

    Your brother's boring = he is an uninteresting person and other people do not enjoy his company.

    Your brother's bored = he can't find something he wants to do and sits around complaining.

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    Default Re: bored and boring

    Quote Originally Posted by **C@RL$$** View Post
    can you explain to me what is the different between [this] these two sentences.

    your brother's boring

    your brother's bored

    thanks
    With many 'ing' adjectives the effect is upon others, caused by the subject. With 'ed' adjectives the effect is upon the subject, caused by someone/something.

    ?? Your brother's boring by someone/something. ??

    Your brother's boring to [someone].

    Your brother's bored by someone/something.

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    Default Re: bored and boring

    can i say
    I hate to go out with your brother because he is too boring

    everytime i go out with your brother i find him bored

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    Quote Originally Posted by **C@RL$$** View Post
    can i say
    I hate to go out with your brother because he is too boring

    everytime i go out with your brother i find him bored
    You can, of course, say both of these, depending on what your intended meaning is.

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