: adjectives - ed
: (to) fancy - should be - ratherNotes: -ing
adjectives describe something -ed
adjectives describe someone's feeling about that thing (or that person), i.e.
Vocabulary (to be) easy
- The movie was frightening.
- I was frightened by the movie.
- The ending of the story was surprising.
- I was surprised by the ending of the story.
- to have no preference when a choice has to be made, i.e. - Shall we eat at home tonight or go to a restaurant? - I'm easy. Your choice.
- (to) fancy - to want. Often about food, drink, activities; followed by ing or a noun, i.e.
- Do you fancy (going for) a walk later?
- I fancy seeing a film tonight.
- He fancies a game of tennis this afternoon. (e.g. playing)
* Fancy can also mean to have a romantic attraction for someone, i.e. John fancies Maria.
- very interesting, i.e.
- The programme about volcanoes was fascinating.
- He's a fascinating person.
rather - here, it means to a certain extent, not as strong as very, i.e.
He's rather good at swimming, but not as good as his sister.
The play was rather boring.
*Also used to state a preference: I'd rather go to Paris than London.