- It was a very tiring meeting.
There are broken toys ail over the floor.
I thought the film was pretty boring.
You look terribly frightened.
- The present participle ( . . . -ing) has an active meaning: if something is interesting it interests you
The past participle ( . . . -ed) has a passive meaning: an interested person is interested by (or in) something.
- I thought the lesson was interesting.
I was interested in the lesson.
(NOT I was interesting in the lesson.)
Sheila’s party was pretty boring.
I went home early because I felt bored.
It was an exciting story.
When I read it I felt excited
The explanation was confusing I got confused.
It was a tiring day. It made me tired
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