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Xを(している/した)NOUN as “NOUN that has the quality of X”

Xを(している/した)NOUN as “NOUN that has the quality of X”

This grammar pattern is used to describe an entity, NOUN, as having the certain attribute of X. Its construction can be altered to either modify the NOUN itself or to serve as a complete sentence statement. In the latter case している is used. In the former case, した is more commonly used but している regardless remains as an option.

Example(s):

ジョージワシントンは大きい耳をしています
George Washington wa ookii mimi o shite imasu.
(George Washington has big ears.)

長い足をした選手が勝った。
Nagai ashi o shita senshu ga katta.
(The player with the long legs won.)

可愛い顔をした彼女に告白したいと思う。
Kawaii kao o shita kanojyo ni kokuhaku shitai to omou.
(I want to tell the girl with the cute face that I like her.)