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"I am amazing" vs. "I am amazed"



 
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"I am amazing" vs. "I am amazed" #1 (permalink) Mon Feb 27, 2006 10:40 am   "I am amazing" vs. "I am amazed"
 

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ESL/EFL Test #34 "Responses (7)", question 8

Jill: 'Look at all the work I've done, aren't you impressed?'
Frank: '.........'

(a) I am amazing!
(b) I am amazed!
(c) I amaze!
(d) I am being amazed!

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #34 "Responses (7)", answer 8

Jill: 'Look at all the work I've done, aren't you impressed?'
Frank: 'I am amazed!'

Correct answer: (b) I am amazed!

Your answer was: incorrect
Jill: 'Look at all the work I've done, aren't you impressed?'
Frank: 'I am amazing!'
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please explain why not 'I am amazing!'

thank u

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"I am amazing" vs. "I am amazed" #2 (permalink) Mon Feb 27, 2006 13:00 pm   "I am amazing" vs. "I am amazed"
 

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Hello, Stone.

The -ing form expresses the quality of the experience itself: a circus is amazing, a long journey is tiring, an adventure movie is exciting.

The -ed form is the condition of the experiencer: I am amazed by the circus, I am tired from the journey, I am excited after seeing the movie.

An easy way to remember:

The thing is -ing, and -ed is me.
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"I am amazing" vs. "I am amazed" #3 (permalink) Tue Jun 23, 2009 16:18 pm   "I am amazing" vs. "I am amazed"
 

Hi,is it possible to use 'I am being amazed'.
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"I am amazing" vs. "I am amazed" #4 (permalink) Wed Jun 24, 2009 0:33 am   "I am amazing" vs. "I am amazed"
 

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Re: "I am amazing" vs. "I am amazed" #5 (permalink) Fri Feb 15, 2013 23:03 pm   Re: "I am amazing" vs. "I am amazed"
 

Dsupic wrote:
Hi,is it possible to use 'I am being amazed'.

Why is it wrong?
I would be grateful to know the reason
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