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burnt

i dont like burnt toast. in this sentence what is burnt particple or verb or adverb or noun ?

Re: burnt

"I don't like burnt toast".

"Burnt" is an adjective.

There are several ways of telling that it's an adjective:

(1) Like many adjectives it can be modified by the adverb "very: "I don't like very burnt toast".

(2) It can occur as complement to complex-intransitive verbs: "This toast is burnt".

(3) It can occur as complement to complex-transitive verbs like "find": "I found the toast quite burnt".

"Burnt" has the properties of indisputable adjectives and hence must belong in that class.



PaulM