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# Its a test of using past participle with present participle.

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Its a test of using past participle with present participle. [#permalink]

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03 May 2012, 10:54
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Its a test of using past participle with present participle.
The concept, well discussed in the below two SCs.

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Re: Tough one! [#permalink]

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07 May 2012, 18:37
This is a modifier question.
"tired" modifies football team
"wanting" modifies football team

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07 May 2012, 20:28
Yes, that's right.

"tired after four hours of practice"
and
"wanting to reach home quickly"

are both DESCRIPTIVE phrases that describe the football team. "Wanting" just happens to be the -ING verb form that effectively acts as an adjective/descriptive word just like "tired" does.

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Re: Tough one!   [#permalink] 07 May 2012, 20:28
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