about " determined"

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alan

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1.he is determined to finish it.

2.he determined to finish it.

In the above 2 sentence, is there any different regarding the nature of "determined" this word ?

is that the first in (1) is an adjective or it's a verb in (2) ?

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In the first, it is an adjective. In the second it is a verb in the past tense.;-)
 

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No:

He is determined to finish it = he is going to use all his willpower to finish.

He determined to finish it = he decided to finish it

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You're welcome. ;-)
 
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