Adjectives - "Ing X Ed"

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Explanation CAUSE x RECEIVER of an emotion

ing - cause of the feeling - can be used for PEOPLE/THINGS
ed - receiver of the feeling - can only be used for PEOPLE

Examples:
- The movie was BORING. (cause)
- I was BORED. (effect)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    1. I am very ________ about going to Mexico.

    • A.

      Excited

    • B.

      Exciting

    Correct Answer
    A. Excited
    Explanation
    The word "excited" is the correct answer because it describes the speaker's feelings towards going to Mexico. It indicates that the speaker is looking forward to the trip and feels a sense of anticipation and enthusiasm.

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  • 2. 

    2 - This dress looks ________________.

    • A.

      Amazing

    • B.

      Amazed

    Correct Answer
    A. Amazing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "amazing" because it is an adjective that describes the dress in a positive way. It implies that the dress is very impressive, beautiful, or stunning in appearance.

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  • 3. 

    3 - She was _________ with work.

    • A.

      Overwhelmed

    • B.

      Overwhelming

    Correct Answer
    A. Overwhelmed
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "overwhelmed". This word is used to describe someone who is feeling completely overcome or overburdened by a large amount of work or other responsibilities. It suggests a feeling of being unable to cope or handle the workload.

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  • 4. 

    4 - I felt completely __________ after a a nice and hot shower.

    • A.

      Relaxing

    • B.

      Relaxed

    Correct Answer
    B. Relaxed
    Explanation
    After taking a nice and hot shower, I felt completely relaxed.

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  • 5. 

    5 - Wow, that was an ___________ piece of news!

    • A.

      Interesting

    • B.

      Interested

    Correct Answer
    A. Interesting
    Explanation
    The word "interesting" is the correct answer because it is an adjective that describes the news as being captivating or engaging. In this context, the speaker is expressing surprise or excitement about the news, indicating that it must be something that caught their attention and piqued their curiosity. The word "interested" is incorrect because it is a verb form and does not fit grammatically or semantically in the sentence.

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  • 6. 

    6 - Working with John is __________.

    • A.

      Exciting

    • B.

      Excited

    Correct Answer
    A. Exciting
    Explanation
    Working with John is exciting because he brings enthusiasm, energy, and passion to the work. He is likely to generate new ideas, take risks, and push the team to achieve their goals. His presence creates a dynamic and stimulating environment that keeps everyone engaged and motivated.

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  • 7. 

    7 - Jeff is so _________. I think he's a very negative person. No one is happy around him.

    • A.

      Annoyed

    • B.

      Annoying

    Correct Answer
    B. Annoying
    Explanation
    Jeff is described as "annoying" because the sentence states that he is negative and that no one is happy around him. This implies that Jeff's behavior or attitude is causing annoyance or irritation to others. Therefore, "annoying" is the correct answer as it accurately describes Jeff's effect on people around him.

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  • 8. 

    8 - I'm ____________ to see Ellen making so many friend. She's always been a shy girl.

    • A.

      Surprised

    • B.

      Surprising

    Correct Answer
    A. Surprised
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "surprised". In the sentence, the speaker expresses their astonishment at Ellen making many friends, as she has always been shy. "Surprised" is the appropriate adjective to convey this feeling of unexpectedness or astonishment.

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  • 9. 

    9 - She has a very ______ personality.

    • A.

      Intriguing

    • B.

      Intrigued

    Correct Answer
    A. Intriguing
    Explanation
    The word "intriguing" is the correct answer because it describes a person with a fascinating or captivating personality. It suggests that this person is interesting, mysterious, and perhaps even alluring. The adjective "intriguing" implies that there is something unique or compelling about her character that piques curiosity and attracts attention.

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  • 10. 

    10 - We felt _______ to do something about that.

    • A.

      Compelling

    • B.

      Compelled

    Correct Answer
    B. Compelled
    Explanation
    The word "compelled" is the correct answer because it is the past tense form of the verb "compel," which means to force or oblige someone to do something. In the given sentence, the word "felt" suggests that the speaker experienced a strong urge or obligation to take action. Therefore, "compelled" fits grammatically and semantically in the sentence, conveying the meaning that they felt obligated or forced to do something about the situation.

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