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    #1

    Smile which one is correct?

    Could you please tell which of the following two sentences is correct?
    " She worried about you"
    " She was worried about you"

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    #2

    Re: which one is correct?

    The second one definitely.

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    Re: which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by snade17 View Post
    Could you please tell which of the following two sentences is correct?
    " She worried about you"
    " She was worried about you"
    Hi,
    To me, both of them are correct.
    regards


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    #4

    Re: which one is correct?

    The second sentence is best choice.

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    Re: which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mutawakil Aldhubaibi
    Hi,
    To me, both of them are correct.
    regards
    The first one is ungrammatical.You shouldn't write or say like that.

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    Re: which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by snade17 View Post
    Could you please tell which of the following two sentences is correct?
    " She worried about you"
    " She was worried about you"
    Both are perfect grammatically. In the first example worried is the past simple of worry. In the second it is the past participle of worry used as an adejctive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DavyBCN View Post
    Both are perfect grammatically. In the first example worried is the past simple of worry. In the second it is the past participle of worry used as an adejctive.
    could we use 'bored' in the same way ?

    like, "he bored last night "

    i think we're missing the verb..

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    Re: which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fazzu View Post
    The first one is ungrammatical.You shouldn't write or say like that.
    you should not write or reply in such.....way.

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    Re: which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Meshaal View Post
    could we use 'bored' in the same way ?
    like, "he bored last night "
    i think we're missing the verb..
    No you can't. The verb bore has to have an object - "he bored us last night" is good. "He was bored last night" is also good, again because bored in this example is an adjective.

    You need to look in your grammar books at the use of the past participle and present participle as adjectives. These can have very different meanins, with bored and boring being good examples.

    He was boring last night - describes how the person was, or behaved.
    He was bored last night - describes how he felt.

    This is quite a big subject, and very important, so deserves some time spent understanding the rules.

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    Re: which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mutawakil Aldhubaibi
    Quote Originally Posted by Fazzu
    The first one is ungrammatical.You shouldn't write or say like that.
    you should not write or reply in such.....way.
    Thanks for correcting me.
    Quote Originally Posted by DavyBCN
    Both are perfect grammatically. In the first example worried is the past simple of worry. In the second it is the past participle of worry used as an adejctive.
    So far, I have not heard or seen such sentences.

    Can I use such sentences in my compositions?

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