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    #1

    about " determined"

    1.he is determined to finish it.

    2.he determined to finish it.

    In the above 2 sentence, is there any different regarding the nature of "determined" this word ?

    is that the first in (1) is an adjective or it's a verb in (2) ?

    thanks for helping ^^

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    #2
    In the first, it is an adjective. In the second it is a verb in the past tense.


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    #3
    thanks~

    thus,they possess the same meaning ?

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    #4
    No:

    He is determined to finish it = he is going to use all his willpower to finish.

    He determined to finish it = he decided to finish it



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    #5
    thank you
    u have regenerated my confused mind^^

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    #6
    You're welcome.

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