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    How to use participles(..ing/..ed) as adjectives?

    Hello All:

    How to use Participles as Adjectives?
    For example, the selected person, losing keys ... What are the rules?

    Are all verbs plus -ing or -ed can be adjectives?

    Or tell me where I could find this kind of resource?
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    Re: How to use participles(..ing/..ed) as adjectives?

    Quote Originally Posted by 0915reg View Post
    Hello All:

    How to use Participles as Adjectives?
    For example, the selected person, losing keys ... What are the rules?

    Are all verbs plus -ing or -ed can be adjectives?

    Or tell me where I could find this kind of resource?
    Thanks for help!
    Your question is unclear to me. What does 'losing keys' mean? Losing is not being used as an adjective in this phrase unless the keys had entered themselves in a contest of some sort. Could you elaborate?

    Petra

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    Re: How to use participles(..ing/..ed) as adjectives?

    Sorry for my bad examples!

    I mean the followings:
    1) A great number of frightened investors took their money out of the stock market.
    2) I am excited about my company's new advertising campaign.
    3) I found this broken plate in the kitchen cupboard.

    When to use -ing and when to use -ed?


    Quote Originally Posted by pyoung View Post
    Your question is unclear to me. What does 'losing keys' mean? Losing is not being used as an adjective in this phrase unless the keys had entered themselves in a contest of some sort. Could you elaborate?

    Petra

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