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Hi,
I didn't succeed on this exercise :
Choose the word which is most appropriate tot the verb in each sentence.
4.You look_____.Have you been______ all night?
a.tured,awake b.shocked,alive c.exhausted,asleep

someothers exercise in Adjective -"ed" or "ing":
Assignment is :
Write the correct form of the word in brackets.Note that not all of the words end in-ed or-ing.(only check if I decided correctly) - ( I write "only check if I decided correctly" or "only check if I decided correct"?)

1.The lawyer's arguments were so convincing that we were convinced of the man's innocence.(convince)
2.The statistics on child abuse are quite shocking.I'm sure many people are shocked at the enormity of the problem.(shock)
3.Seeing hot-air balloons floating over the deset is an amazing sight.You'd be amazed at number of people who participate in this sport.(amaze)

The rule is : When the adjectives describes people we use with adj+"ed" if we want to describes an noun or thing we use adj+"ing" . am I right ?

Thanks very much to your help.
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-"ed" or "ing": OK
BeginStudentI didn't succeed on this exercise :
Choose the word which is most appropriate tot the verb in each sentence.
4.You look_.Have you been_ all night?
a.tured,awake b.shocked,alive c.exhausted,asleep
I believe a. should be "tired, awake" which is the correct answer here.
BeginStudent1.The lawyer's arguments were so convincing that we were convinced of the man's innocence.(convince)
2.The statistics on child abuse are quite shocking.I'm sure many people are shocked at the enormity of the problem.(shock)
3.Seeing hot-air balloons floating over the deset is an amazing sight.You'd be amazed at number of people who participate in this sport.(amaze)
You get a perfect score on these.
As for whether the rule you cite is correct I'll have to defer to the grammar experts.
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BeginStudentWhen the adjectives describes people we use with adj+"ed" if we want to describes an noun or thing we use adj+"ing" . am I right ?
This is a fairly good guideline, but it is not a rule. It applies mostly to verbs of emotional reaction. There are cases that don't conform to this pattern.
Susan is boring.
The door is locked.
Here's another way of looking at it.
If the subject causes the effect, use -ing.
Henry is very interesting. (Henry causes interest among others.)
This book is very interesting. (The book causes interest among others.)

If the subject is in a certain state or condition or has a certain quality, use -ed.
Ursula is very sophisticated.

Your argument is too sophisticated.
CJ
Why did you choose "tired,awake"?-because after "have you been " you must verb?
-about the adj+ed or ing ,i dont know when I use with ing or ed , someone can explain me please?

Thanks
BeginStudentafter "have you been " you must must you have a verb?
No. The verb to be may be used as an auxiliary. Then have you been needs to be followed by a verb in the past participle form.
Have you been seen? / Have you been cheated? / Have you been heard? / Have you been paid?
But the verb to be can also be used as the main verb. Then have you been can be followed by an adjective or a noun or a propositional phrase.

Have you been asleep very long? / Have you been a carpenter very long? / Have you been in pain for more than a month? / Have you been lonely without me?
Study the verb tenses. It will help you to understand how these combinations work.

CJ
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Thanks , can you give me a list of verb tenses , and examples?