Past Participles and Adjectives



Past Participles and Adjectives :



There are certain verbs which have two past participle forms.
One of these forms has become practically adjectives.

They are no longer used as past participles.

Verb.....Past Participle.....Adjective

Learn.....Learnt.....Learned

Spill.....Spilled.....Spilt

Bind.....Bound.....Bounden

Drink.....Drunk.....Drunken

Sink.....Sunk.....Sunken

(As many as possible can be given.)

Past Participles and Adjectives



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