Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Interest"

The meaning of "Interest" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does It is mainly the human interest to be found in and about a railway station which is the secret of its fascination. mean?
A: I think it mrans that it is what the people are doing in the station which is interesting not the station building.
Q: What does "I wish she'd take an interest in mathematics." mean?
A: It means, "I wish she would want to learn more about mathematics".
Q: What does but they have a vital interest in a peaceful well-ordered world. mean?
A: "Vital" here means "central, key"... so in other words, China has a key interest in a peaceful, well-ordered world. In other words, China is very interested in a peaceful, well-ordered world.
Q: What does "They only have your best interests at heart" mean?
A: example, the parents have sent their child to a boarding school. The child may feel sad but the parents only have the best interests of the child at heart
Q: What does dissolve your specific interest into a sector agenda mean?
A: @monica8: It is a fancy way of saying "businesses have to make their agendas more specific" or "businesses have to cover only one thing unless they are really big".

Example sentences using "Interest"

Q: Please show me example sentences with be of interest to.
A: Would this class be of interest to you?

That would certainty be of interest to Maria!
Q: Please show me example sentences with Can I say "they didn't take an interest in each other"?.
A: The zoo placed the two pandas together to attempt breeding but they didn’t take an interest in each other.
Q: Please show me example sentences with 'interest group'.
A: 30 people who care about the environment met to discuss their concerns about pollution. Then this interest group wrote a letter about their concerns, and sent it to government.
Q: Please show me example sentences with Take an interest .
A: “you should take an interest in everything your child does”
Q: Please show me example sentences with "There is little there of interest" what does it mean? And what does the second "there" mean?. Thanks. .
A: It means that the speaker finds that place is boring, that there’s nothing interesting there.

The second “there” is just replacing the name of the location.

For example:
“There is little there of interest” would be the same as saying “There is little at the park that is of interest.” It’s just unnecessary to say the park if your listener already knows what you’re talking about.

Example conversation:
A: I want to go to the library.
B: Why? There is little there of interest.

Hope that helps.

Synonyms of "Interest" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between I have interest in J-POP. and I am interested in J-POP. ?
A: The first sounds unnatural. You can say "I have AN interest in something", but that sounds formal and isn't used for casual conversation.

You should say "I am interested in J-Pop."
Q: What is the difference between We see that interest rates are going up again. and We found out interest rates are going up again. ?
A: The only difference is that the second sentence implies that the interest rates were going down for some amount of time before we noticed that they were going down. It also implies that we did research in order to know that the interest rates were going down.

The first sentence does not imply either of those meanings.
Q: What is the difference between acting in the public interest and doing in the public interest ?
A: These are just different ways of saying the same thing
Q: What is the difference between I have no interest. and I have zero interest. ?
A: It’s basically the same just said in a different way
Q: What is the difference between [113]
why the sudden interest in me? and why do you suddenly interest in me? ?
A: @jenna_jenna: you could say: why are you suddenly interested in me? Then it will be a verb :)

Translations of "Interest"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? interest
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? interesting, interest
A: @totoro1510
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I started to have interest in science when I was young. Is it ok to say "my interest sprouted"?
A: It would be interesting… but most native speakers would say "my interest blossomed"

In fifth grade our class took a field trip to visit a NASA research lab, and that's when my interest in science really blossomed.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How do you say? "The interest of the people in Song Dynasty in realism" or "the interest in realism of the people in Song Dynasty"?
A: Like this

Other questions about "Interest"

Q: I am writing to express my interest in position of Architectural Assistant at xxx practice. does this sound natural?
A: the position
Q: I interest on VFX(visual effect). does this sound natural?
A: "I'm interested in VFX" or "I have an interest in VFX" sounds more natural :)
Q: How do you say?
She lost interest on me
Or
She lost interest in me
A: She lost interest in me would be the correct phrase.
Q: I hope you have interests and life attitude in common with me. does this sound natural?
A: You have the basic grammar down, but the sentence is a little awkward. To make it sound more natural, I would say "I hope that your interests and life attitude is similar to mine." or "I hope that we have a common life attitude and interests." There are multiple ways you can structure this sentence though and it will still have the same meaning.
Q: Can you elaborate on that so that I understand is better? It will be a interest each other. does this sound natural?
A: I would say "Can you elaborate on that so I can understand.

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