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While wishing your success , please tell me if I can use all past participles as ADJECTIVES .
For example , can I use all past participle as adjectives .
What is the difference between the tow phrases as under:
1- I have met two released prisoners .
2- I have met two prisoners released .
In the two following phrases which one of the two Releases can role as an adjective , and what is the difference between them .
Another question is that can I also use the past participles of the irregular verbs as adjectives .
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Only (1) is natural, Ali; like most single-word adjectives, -ed particles assume the attributive position: 'a tired man', 'an energized committee', 'a rejected suitor'. There is no reason why irregular forms should be excepted: 'a strung guitar', 'a given proposition'.
There are probably some (which slip my mind) that are more common or only possible predicatively; and there are certainly a number that cannot be used as adjectives at all: X a 'been' event? X a 'talked' story?