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Autor:  Tina
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  10/JAN/2005 1:14 PM
Assunto:  Complicating x complicated
 
Mensagem:  Hi Folks, Why the word complicate does not follow the general rule for adjectives (when it refers to a person, we should use "ed" at the end of the word and when it refers to an object, we should use "ing". Ex.: a bored girl, a boring movie). I've always heard/read "complicated situation". Should not it be the opposite in this case (complicating situation)? Are there any words which follow this model? Thanks


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 Complicating x complicated  –  Tina  10/JAN/2005, 1:14 PM
Re: Complicating x complicated  –  Johannes  10/JAN/2005, 2:28 PM
Re: Complicating x complicated  –  Dale  10/JAN/2005, 5:46 PM
To Dale  –  Ron  10/JAN/2005, 8:35 PM
Re: To Dale  –  Dale  10/JAN/2005, 9:50 PM
To Dale  –  José Roberto  10/JAN/2005, 11:40 PM
Re: To Dale  –  Dale  12/JAN/2005, 3:43 PM
Re: To Dale  –  José Roberto  12/JAN/2005, 8:20 PM
Re: Complicating x complicated  –  André Oliveira  11/JAN/2005, 10:34 PM
Re: Complicating x complicated  –  José Roberto  10/JAN/2005, 11:04 PM
Re: To José Roberto  –  Tina  11/JAN/2005, 1:12 PM

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