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    Do you feel boredom/boring/bored?

    Hi teachers,
    Do you feel boredom or boring when you go out with a friend? Boredom or boring?

    Many thanks.

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    Re: Do you feel boredom/boring/bored?

    'Do you feel bored when you go out with a friend?' This one I'm sure is correct. Bored is an adjective (how you feel - bored)
    Boredom is a noun, I believe that grammatically it could be used there, though it is less common.
    Boring is an adjective too, but couldn't be applied here because it means 'not interesting' and you want to say not interested = bored.
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    Re: Do you feel boredom/boring/bored?

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    Hello, Naeem.

    I probably would use "bored" in your sentence.

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    The main reason I answered your post was to remind you to be very careful in using those words:

    I am bored. = Something/someone bores me.

    I am boring. = I bore other people! (Only a very honest person would say that!)

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    Re: Do you feel boredom/boring/bored?

    Quote Originally Posted by Naeem PTC View Post
    Hi teachers,
    Do you feel boredom or boring when you go out with a friend? Boredom or boring?

    Many thanks.
    "Boredom" is OK but I believe "bored" would be more common. Use of "boring" in that context would mean that you (the person spoken to) are the source/cause of boredom.

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    Re: Do you feel boredom/boring/bored?

    I am bored.
    I feel bored.
    I experience boredom.
    I am not boring! I'm very interesting! People love listening to me talk.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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