Is possible to say "bored" in present participle? How I understand it is past participle.

I want to say "I am seeing, how she is feeling bored at the lesson now." and I want to use present continuous. Only I want to use one word instead of "feeling bored".

  • "I can see that she is bored with the lesson now". – BillJ May 21 '18 at 8:58
  • Sorry, I didn't say. I want to say this phrase in present continuous. Your phrase is simple, isn't it? – Junior L May 21 '18 at 9:11

Bored is historically a past participle, but most of the time it is an adjective, and is not tensed. So "she is bored" is fine.

I think you are looking for a verb meaning "be bored", and I don't think there is one.

  • In principle, I thought so. I just wanted to make sure. And if I say "I am being bored". Is so correctly? I want to say this phrase in present continuous. – Junior L May 21 '18 at 9:42
  • You can say I am getting bored. See the comparison with I am being bored. (books.google.com/ngrams/…) – mahmud k pukayoor May 21 '18 at 9:52
  • @JuniorL I read I am being bored and immediately thought of it in the I am being drilled sense. ;) (That meaning, incidentally, is perfectly fine with the verb tense.) – Jason Bassford May 21 '18 at 16:03
  • I am being bored is grammatical, but it's hard to think of circumstances in which anybody would say it. It is synonymous with [someone] is boring me, but with the focus that comes with a passive. – Colin Fine May 21 '18 at 17:32
  • @ColinFine Do you want to say He is boring me. is equal I am bored by him.? – Junior L May 22 '18 at 0:38

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