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Is your house listed?

“List” (lista) you know. It is also a verb and the verb collocation is to “make a list”, “prepare a list”, or “write a list”.

“Listed” is the past participle. An example: Mr. Casado, the Popular Party leader, listed all the mistakes made by PSOE.

Here the focus is on the adjective “listed”.

Examine these:

• Mr. Morales lives iin a listed house (una casa protegida).

• Mr. Podemos owns shares (acciones) in a “listed company” (empresa cotizada).

• He owns a lot of “listed securites” (valores registrados en bolsa).

So do you live in a listed building and own shares in a listed company?