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His girlfriend sounded cross #1 (permalink) Fri Jul 29, 2011 20:11 pm   His girlfriend sounded cross
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #284 "Basic Grammar Exercises (9)", question 2

His girlfriend sounded ......... on the phone. However, she wouldn't tell him why she was angry.

(a) crossest
(b) crosser
(c) cross
(d) crossed

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #284 "Basic Grammar Exercises (9)", answer 2

His girlfriend sounded cross on the phone. However, she wouldn't tell him why she was angry.

Correct answer: (c) cross

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His girlfriend sounded crossed on the phone. However, she wouldn't tell him why she was angry.
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wt is sounded cross mean?
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His girlfriend sounded cross #2 (permalink) Fri Jul 29, 2011 21:21 pm   His girlfriend sounded cross
 

She seemed to be annoyed when she spoke to him.
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sounded cross vs. sounded crossed. #3 (permalink) Mon May 19, 2014 9:18 am   sounded cross vs. sounded crossed.
 

Hello! Why sounded crossed is incorrect? The whole sentence is: "His girlfriend sounded
cross on the phone". With kind regards, Oinas.
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His girlfriend sounded cross #4 (permalink) Mon May 19, 2014 15:55 pm   His girlfriend sounded cross
 

'crossed' is a verb with a very different meaning.
'cross' means annoyed or angry, and never changes to 'crossed, crossing, etc'.
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