Unit 96 Adjectives Ending in -ing and -ed (boring/bored, etc.)

  A

  • boring / bored 처럼 -ing / -ed 로 끝나는 형용사가 많이 있습니다.
    Jane has been doing the same job for a very long time. Every day she does exactly the same thing again and again. She doesn’t like it anymore and wants to do something different.
    Jane 은 오랫동안 같은 일을 하고 있습니다. 매일 같은 일을 반복합니다. Jane 은 더이상 자신의 일을 하고 싶지 않고 다른 것을 하고 싶어합니다.
    Jane’s job is boring.
    Jane is bored (with her job).
  • 사물 또는 사람이 boring 하면, 다른 사람(들)이 bored 하게 됩니다. 또는 사물이 boring 하면 그것으로 인해 한 사람(또는 많은 사람들)이 bored 하게 됩니다.
    • Jane is bored because her job is boring.
    • Jane’s job is boring, so Jane is bored. (not Jane is boring)
  • 어떤 사람이 boring 하면, 다른 사람들을 bored 하게 만든다는 뜻입니다.
    • George always talks about the same things. He’s really boring.

  B

  • -ing-ed 형태의 형용사 비교:
    • My job is
    boring.
    • I’m bored with my job.
    interesting.
    • I’m not interested in my job anymore.
    tiring.
    • I get very tired doing my job.
    satisfying.
    • I’m not satisfied with my job.
    depressing. (etc.)
    • My job makes me depressed. (etc.)
    -ing 형태의 형용사로 my job 에 대해서 설명합니다. -ed 형태의 형용사로 my job 에 대해서 어떻게 느끼는 지를 설명합니다.
  • -ing-ed 형태의 여러가지 형용사 비교:
    interestng interested
    • Julia thinks politics is interesting.
    • Julia is interested in politics.
      (not interesting in politics)
    • Did you meet anyone interesting at the party?
    • Are you interested in buying a car? I’m trying to sell mine.
    surprising surprised
    • It was surprising that he passed the exam.
    • Everybody was surprised that he passed the exam.
    disappointing disappointed
    • The movie was disappointing. We expected it to be much better.
    • We were disappointed with the movie. We expected it to be much better.
    shocking shocked
    • The news was shocking.
    • I was shocked when I heard the news.

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