-ing and -ed adjectives Revision:
Past Continuous - must have (must've), for speculating about the past.Notes -ed and -ing adjectives
The word excited
describes a person's feeling.
The word exciting
descibes the thing which makes the person feel that way.Examples
Vocabulary exhausted / exhausting
- I was very excited by her ideas.
- Her ideas were very exciting.
- very tired, i.e.
- I ran a marathon yesterday and I'm still exhausted.
- Looking after my sister's children all day was good fun but exhausting.
- very bad, i.e.
a) amazed -
- I was appalled by the children's behaviour; they were uncontrollable.
- The weather was appalling so we spent a lot of time in museums and art galleries.
b) amazing -
- Everyone was amazed that he left such a well-playing job to become a school teacher.
- I was amazed by her rudeness to the waiter.
wonderful (usually) i.e.
- The film was amazing.
- Their new house is amazing.
fascinated / fascinating - very interesting, i.e.
- I was fascinated to see how intelligent the animals were.
- It was fascinating to see how intelligent the animals were.
- sudden movements in air or water