I found this confusing. Is it "presented" or "present" in the sentence given below:

All the boys presented in the classroom were bored.


It should be "present" because "present" is an adjective that means "physically at a place" whereas "presented" is a past participle that means "to show something":

All the boys [who were] present in the classroom were bored.

Here's an example using "presented":

All the boys have presented their projects to the class.

I hope my explanation might have helped you out. Take care and good luck.


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