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Confusing Words > open and opened
Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.

OPEN AND OPENED
OPEN adjective => not closed or fastened

Examples:

You left the bag open.

Kevin has left the window wide open.

Are the banks open this afternoon?

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OPENED past tense and post participle of the verb open => make something change to a position that is not closed

Examples:

She opened her eyes and saw she was alone.

After nearly three hours of work the safe was opened.










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