Partadjkey - offensive(offend but most people were amused(amuse 6 What a horrifying(horrify movie I had to sleep with the lights on for weeks 7

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Practice for ‘ing’ and ‘ed’ adjectives Complete the following sentences using the ‘ing’ or ‘ed’ participle of the verb in parentheses as an adjective. **In some cases, the adjective has an ‘ive’ form instead of an ‘ing’. (so keep that in mind) 1. The employee hoped that he could get a raise by making _ flattering ___________________ (flatter) comments to his boss. 2. Unfortunately, his plan backfired because the boss was ___ annoyed _________________ (annoy) rather than _______ flattered ______________ (flatter) by the comments. 3. The speaker’s knowledge of the subject matter was really ___ impressive _______________ (impress), and the audience was ____ fascinated __________________ (fascinate) by his talk. 4. The decorator’s addition of new curtains to the room was really a _______ pleasing __________ (please) improvement in the décor. 5. Some people found the comedian’s jokes _____
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Unformatted text preview: offensive ________________ (offend), but most people were ___ amused _________________ (amuse). 6. What a ____ horrifying __________________ (horrify) movie! I had to sleep with the lights on for weeks! 7. During the first year in college, a student can often feel _____ overwhelmed __________________ (overwhelm) by the amount of homework to be done. 8. Everyone could see that the newly married couple was ___ elated _________________ (elate) to be together. 9. I have a friend who likes to watch ____ depressing _____________________ (depress) movies so that she can cry. 10. Some people believe that press stories about President Clinton and Monica Lewinsky were __ misleading __________________ (mislead), and that the public was ___ insulted ________________ (insult) by the amount of sex and other ‘unnecessary’ information in news coverage at the time....
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course EL 104 taught by Professor Whittenburg during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery College.

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Partadjkey - offensive(offend but most people were amused(amuse 6 What a horrifying(horrify movie I had to sleep with the lights on for weeks 7

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