Exercise 1: adjectives ending in ‘-ed’ and ‘-ing’

(Practise using adjectives that end in ‘-ing’ or ‘-ed’)

Adjective suffixes ‘-ing & -ed’ – matching exercise

Difficulty: rather easy (2 of 5)

Finish the sentences on the left by selecting the suitable part on the right to form a sentence that makes sense. Pay attention to the adjective endings ‘-ed’ and ‘-ing’.

  • Example: “Do you really want to see that movie? It’s surely _____ ← frightening.”

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Noel, I’m a bit
Don’t you think it’s
Baseball games can sometimes be
Professor Myers is very
Our trip to New Zealand was really
I’ll go to bed. I’m
The waiter was completely
Amanda tried to help me but everything she said was a bit

Exercises and explanations referring to ‘Adjective suffixes ‘-ing/-ed’

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