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  • The meaning of "Amusing" in various phrases and sentences

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    2. Sometimes things that were embarrassing to you when they happened long ago become funny stories that you may like to tell your close ones. Many people laugh at themselves when they think of wild things that happened to them long ago.

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    2. Funny is when it makes you laugh. E.g: the comedian is funny Amusing can be a weaker word for when it makes you laugh, but it can also be when it entertains you in any way. E.g: The comedian is amusing, or I am amused by my favourite activities. Interesting is when you find it intriguing. Evolutionary biology is interesting.

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    2. something amusing is something causing laughter and providing entertainment while entertaining is just providing amusement or enjoyment BASICALLY SAME SHIT we just use amusing when it makes us laugh and chill more

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    2. He related to his parents some amusing stories about his classmates. (O) He talked to his parents some amusing stories about his classmates. (X) The pattern for using the verb phrases ‘talked to’ is SVO (subject verb complement). You can add on detail about where/when the talking happened... He talked to his parents. (O) He talked to his parents when he got home. (O) He talked to his parents some stories (X) If you want to mention the topic of the talk, use ‘talk about’ He talked to his parents about his classmates. (O) He talked to his parents about how his classmates bullied him. (O) But these two are awkward because of the word ‘stories’: He talked to his parents some stories. (X) He talked to his parents some amusing stories about his classmates. (X) If you want to use the word ‘stories’ then use the verb tell/told. He told his parents some stories. (O) He told his parents some amusing stories about his classmates.(X)

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    2. This is what it should sound like ~^^

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    2. Really nice and a good story! Only a few small edit suggestions: . . . but later they had very difficult times "dealing" with the fluctuations of yen-dollar currencies and closed their business. "Now they are fine", but my mother still has a kind of "attachment to dollars." So, she found it amusing to earn a bit extra money investing dollars and told me that she felt like she revenges the defeat by "doing" that.

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    2. With this one: A long suffering patient (= the patient is long suffered) "suffered" would seem to mean that someone else has suffered, not the patient. So I would say "the patient has suffered for a long time."

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    2. you can say "It's an interesting movie"

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    2. ...amusing to me.

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    2. Some words change The style of this article is formal and publicist but with a touch of informal communication. The article is full of expressive means and stylistic devices. In the first paragraph, the author refutes the comparison of the return to school and the catastrophe and writes: "To ensure that it is not a total disaster ...". The name of this speech figure is a metaphor. The author points out that a return to school after a long break is not so horrible. Using this dramatic comparison, he shows that he does not think it is very complicated and after that he promises to prove it. The article is oriented to the parents of the students and the author calls them "you". It means that he does not consider himself in this category of parents who believe that the beginning of the school year is horrible or simply does not have children. In the second sentence, the author says that with the advice of this article, parents will be able to succeed: "We have spoken with a series of experts to make sure that you get an A * for your parenting work." The name of this stylistic device is periphrasis. The author uses it to say that parents who read this article can become the best for their children thanks to the useful information it contains. The text also includes a quote attributed more frequently, though not conclusively, to Oscar Wilde: "Talent imitates but genius steals." It is often used by people who, without shame, cheat others, in a quick attempt to justify their appalling behavior. In this context, the author wants to point out that there is nothing wrong if parents borrow something from school, for example, to recreate the classroom at home. This quote may be relevant to the paradox - a stylistic device that is an anomalous juxtaposition of incongruous ideas by a surprising exhibition or an unexpected vision. Oscar Wilde used it frequently to achieve the humorous effect in the text. Maybe, that's why the author uses the quote precisely from this prose, because we can see some jokes in the article. For example: "It's not that we're suggesting that you come home with your pockets full of chalk (it's digital chalk anyway these days)," "... they develop a way of walking like a penguin." There is a funny comparison. In this way, the author wants to relax the readers, encourage them and make them think more positively, I think. Throughout the text we can also see some figures of speech aimed at creating a humorous effect: «... challenges devised by sadists», «Remind your children to do 5,000 different things». It's a hyperbole too. Of course, the author does not mean this literally, exaggerates to produce a fun atmosphere and pay attention to the workload of children and in this particular paragraph. With the same purpose, rhetorical questions are used: "... honestly, what kind of person needs to remember to put on their shoes before leaving home?" Here it is used to make the audience think about the absurdity of such behavior. And, of course, there is essentially no text without a speech figure that is designed to help the reader visualize the characters and bring color and vivacity to the narrative. For example: "Resist the temptation to do your job", "Also ... it saves you a little ordination.", "What if it looks a bit ramshackle?", All these examples are epithets. The author often uses it to make the features more prominent than they really are, to draw attention to these things, to the fact (of the last situation, for example) that it is normal when arts and crafts of children look bad. As I mentioned, the style of this article is formal and publicity with a touch of informal communication. In support of this thought I can point out the use of colloquial words by the author. For example, the Oxford dictionaries and the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English consider the verb "pinch" in the sense of "steal" and the noun "strokes", which means "small accidents in which your car hits something but is not injured" as Words of informal language. Changing a record from formal to informal is one of the most popular methods to ingratiate yourself with readers and give an impression of friendly conversation.

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    2. It means that she was so agonizingly bewildered, that her face was like a perfect representation of what "agonized bewilderment" looks like. I hope that makes sense!

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