When to add "ed"


Why should "ed" be added to the following sentence if its tense is present... The mouse is scared.

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It is because 'scared' is not part of the verb, but a past participle used as an adjective modifying 'mouse'.

link comment answered Feb 17 '14 at 13:04 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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