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    #1

    relax or relaxed?

    Soft and quiet music makes me relax.
    Soft and quiet music makes me relaxed.

    Teachers, could you please tell me which one is correct, relax or relaxed?

    Thank you!

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    #2

    Re: relax or relaxed?

    Both are possible.
    I prefer #2.

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    #3

    Re: relax or relaxed?

    The first is describing the process of relaxing.
    The second is describing the state of being relaxed.

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    #4

    Re: relax or relaxed?

    Mike12345, please note that there is no need to write a new post to say "Thank you", let alone two separate posts! Simply click on the "Thank" button which appears in the bottom left-hand corner of every response.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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