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Participle adjectives.


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Participle adjectives: We all know that adjectives tell us more about the noun. They are preceded by the noun.

Participles have two forms: The present participle and the past participle. Verbs that end with 'ing' are present participles.

For example:
Barking, jumping. The third form of the verbs are Past participles.
For example : burnt, swollen, hidden.

When the present participles and past participles are placed before a noun to describe the noun, they are called participle adjectives.

The barking dog chased the thief. 'Barking' here is an adjective. My swollen feet is paining a lot. 'Swollen' is an adjective.

They are called participle because they are partly a verb and partly an adjective.


Sample Usage

My mother gave some food to the crying baby.
You should control your wavering mind.
The burnt clothes were thrown away by Rani.
I know the hidden secret.


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