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Pre-Intermediate Level >> Grammar Worksheets >> This worksheet helps practice the difference between "-ed" and "-ing" adjectives like bored-boring, interested-interesting, etc.

Bored or Boring?

Choose the correct form of the adjectives listed below to fill the spaces in the questions.


1. That horror film was too __________ for me. I spent most of the time with my eyes closed!

2. Janine! Don't sit around looking so __________. Go and do something with your friends or at least watch something on the TV!

3. My job is so __________. I work 10 hours every day and then have to spend another hour or two doing paperwork for the next day.

4. I entered the dark room and suddenly the lights came on and everyone was shouting "Happy Birthday!". I was so __________.

5. We played a funny practical joke on our physics teacher today but he wasn't __________ at all. He was actually really angry!

6. Why are you laughing? If two big dogs attacked you, you would also be really __________.

7. The most __________ thing about Rosemary is that she won the lottery two years ago and never told anyone!

8. OK, it's after midnight and I am feeling really __________. Goodnight.

9. I find all of Woody Allen's films very __________.

10. Kevin thinks he's a very __________ person but I always fall asleep when he starts to talk!

11. I think baseball is a __________ game. I went to watch a game once and people just drank beer and ate burgers for four hours. No-one was watching the game.

12. Are you __________ with your meal, sir? Is there anything else I can get for you?

13. Mark? Are you __________ in what I have to say to you or do you want to continue to look out of the window?

14. I think being a nurse must be a very __________ job. Looking after people must make you feel good about yourself. Premium

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