Use the answer words as provided.

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(drowned, drowning)

2. George swam towards the _____ child in an effort to save him.

2. George swam towards the drowning child in an effort to save him.

(interested, interesting)

3. Are you _____ in buying a car? I'm trying to sell mine.

3. Are you interested in buying a car? I'm trying to sell mine.

4. Did you meet anyone _____ at the party?

4. Did you meet anyone interesting at the party?

5. I'm _____ in listening if you have _____ things to say.

5. I'm interested in listening if you have interesting things to say.

6. Julia thinks politics is very _____, but her father was never _____ in it.

6. Julia thinks politics is very interesting, but her father was never interested in it.

7. "It was _____ to learn dressmaking, but now I'm not so _____ in it." she told him.

7. "It was interesting to learn dressmaking, but now I'm not so interested in it." she told him.

8. The game was very _____ to watch. But I wouldn't be _____ in playing it.

8. The game was very interesting to watch. But I wouldn't be interested in playing it.

(excited, exciting)

9. The bystanders watched the _____ driver getting out of his car and arguing with the policemen.

9. The bystanders watched the excited driver getting out of his car and arguing with the policemen.

10. The _____ boys couldn't wait to spend a week camping in a jungle as they expected to have a very _____ time.

10. The excited boys couldn't wait to spend a week camping in a jungle as they expected to have a very exciting time.

(boiled, boiling)

11. She took the _____ egg carefully out of the _____ water.

11. She took the boiled egg carefully out of the boiling water.

(tired, tiring)

12. The _____ journey made us both feel very _____.

12. The tiring journey made us both feel very tired.

(disappointed, disappointing)

13. We're going to see the film but _____ to hear you say you are _____ because it was a boring one.

13. We're going to see the film but disappointed to hear you say you are disappointed because it was a boring one.

14. My father said to me, "Last year your results were _____. I hope you will not have us _____ again this year."

14. My father said to me, "Last year your results were disappointing. I hope you will not have us disappointed again this year."

15. The match was _____. Fans of both teams must have found it _____ too.

15. The match was disappointing. Fans of both teams must have found it disappointing too.

16. I was _____ with the way you behaved last night. Why did you have to make yourself so _____?

16. I was disappointed with the way you behaved last night. Why did you have to make yourself so disappointing?

(surprising, surprised)

17. It was quite _____ that he passed the examination.

17. It was quite surprising that he passed the examination.

18. Everybody was _____ that he passed the examination.

18. Everybody was surprised that he passed the examination.

(shocking, shocked)

19. The news was _____, and we were _____ at how the prisoners had been treated.

19. The news was shocking, and we were shocked at how the prisoners had been treated.

20. At first we were _____ by it but later we found it wasn't all that _____.

20. At first we were shocked by it but later we found it wasn't all that shocking.