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12 Dec 2017

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I'm confused about usage of some adjectives that end with 'ing' and 'ed'. Could you tell me if these are correct?

โœ”๏ธA long suffering patient (= the patient is long suffered)
โœ–๏ธA long suffered patient

โœ”๏ธThe sun-scorched desert (= the desert is sun scorched)
โœ–๏ธThe sun-scorching desert
โœ”๏ธThe scorching desert (= very hot desert)

โœ”๏ธShe gave me an amused look.
โœ”๏ธShe has an amusing look.

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