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2019.08.30 22:50

Bored =/= boring

You should know the difference between these

two words: "bored" and "boring".

If you say, "I'm boring," it means that you are the cause of the boredom. In other words, you are not an interesting or fun person.

If you say, "I'm bored," it means that you are feeling the effects of boredom (this is more common). In other words, you have nothing to do and wish you did.

You can call other things boring: "work is boring." But it doesn't make sense to say, "work is bored."

Let me know if you have questions.
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  • Matilda 2019.08.30 22:52

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    Very useful post, thank you
  • Charlie 2019.08.30 22:54

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    Thanks for sharing buddy
  • Yanel 2019.08.30 23:00

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    The confusion happens given that in Spanish we use the same word, which is "Aburrido", for both expressions. So if you wanna say "I'm bored", you say "Estoy aburrido/a". And if you know you are not a fun, interesting person or you are boring, you say "Soy aburrido/a".
  • selvi dorcas 2019.08.30 23:02

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    Thanks for share.. I think I will follow you to know the next shares 😊
  • Иван ivan איוון 2019.08.30 23:05

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    Креативно ☺
  • Mark 2019.08.30 23:13

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    @Yanel similar situation in Chinese.
  • offline for while 2019.08.30 23:13

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    Is it the same with:excited /exciting Not feeling excited/not feeling exciting
  • Chen 2019.08.30 23:17

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    👍
  • Luojiahui 2019.08.30 23:30

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    thanks for sharing.
  • Birmania 2019.08.30 23:37

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    @Mark thank you!!
  • Mars 2019.08.30 23:41

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    Спасибо 🤗
  • Melina 2019.08.30 23:56

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    Excellent explanation!
  • Melina 2019.08.30 23:57

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    Thanks
  • xiaoming 2019.08.31 00:09

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    l need more practice
  • Micaela 2019.08.31 01:36

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    omg thank you
  • 雨山 2019.08.31 02:15

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    Thanks👍
  • Lina 2019.08.31 04:30

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    May i use word wearisome instead of boring?
  • Zahira 2019.08.31 12:37

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    Thank you
  • Doris 安琪 2019.08.31 16:05

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    hi good
  • 付娟古琴 2019.09.01 04:29

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    Thank you for sharing .
  • Norah 2019.09.10 17:51

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    This is the true grammar

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