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    difference between "interested in" and "interesting in"

    Hi,

    I have one more question.
    When are we using "interested in" and "interesting in".
    What's difference?

    Thank you.

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    Re: difference between "interested in" and "interesting in"

    In what context? In practice, "interesting in" is only possible in a very few contexts.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 17-Nov-2014 at 01:36. Reason: Fixing typo.

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    Re: difference between "interested in" and "interesting in"

    'Interested' is the past participle and past tense of 'ํnterest'.
    'Interesting' is the present participle.
    Their usage is regular - the basic difference in their usage is the difference in usage between any pair of past and present participles.
    But, some example sentences from you that you think are right would help us.

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    Re: difference between "interested in" and "interesting in"

    And it would be very rare to use the present participle with the preposition in,while interested in is very common.

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    Re: difference between "interested in" and "interesting in"

    Though you could say "You look interesting in your yellow suit."

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