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    Are participles either adjectives or adverb?

    Participles are verbs that are used as either adjectives or adverbs. This is what I inferred after reading about it. Participles are either present participle or past participle.

    I am not sure what I inferred is right.

    Please correct me if I am wrong.

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    Re: Are participles either adjectives or adverb?

    Can you provide example sentences where participles are used as adjectives or adverbs?
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Are participles either adjectives or adverb?

    Chess is an interesting game.

    Here, interesting is an adjective. Interest is the verb and interesting is a present participle. Interesting is a present participle used as an adjective. This is what I understood, I may be wrong.

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    Re: Are participles either adjectives or adverb?

    'Interesting' is simply an adjective according to www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/interesting
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    Re: Are participles either adjectives or adverb?

    I correct my sentence as below.

    Participles are formed from a verb that are used as adjectives, adverbs or gerunds.

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    Re: Are participles either adjectives or adverb?

    Hi Matthew Wai,

    Please read the link below.

    http://www.perfect-english-grammar.c...djectives.html

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