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Is My Participle a Verb or an Adjective?

In this revised video, Yossarian the Grammarian responds to your requests regarding a tricky question. In a sentence like "I was bored," should we understand the participle "bored" to be functioning as a verb or as an adjective? Is "bored" part of the verb phrase, or is it a subjective complement? Yossarian offers you a surprisingly simple test for dealing with this potential source of confusion.
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