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

The meaning of "Keen" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I'm rather keen mean?
A: keen means smart
rather is like a more formal way to say very or really
Q: What does keen on mean?
A: It is similar to "like". Example: She is keen on football = she likes football. He isn't keen on carrots = he doesn't like carrots.
Q: What does You keen mean?
A: Maybe it's supposed to be "you can" instead? I can't think of a sentence that would be able to use "you keen."

Is there a noun after keen? Like, "You keen boy, you." Something like that might be said in speech or very casual language. It would emphasize that the speaker was slightly amazed by this person's keen sense (high perception ability).
Q: What does keen
mean?
A: Eager about something.
For example, he was keen on meeting his girlfriend.
Q: What does keen mean?
A: To be eager or like excited to do something

Example sentences using "Keen"

Q: Please show me example sentences with keen.
A: "Keen" has various meanings:

= something sharp:
in concrete terms -> "Mary had a keen knife."
in a more figurative way -> "to be a lawyer, you must have a keen mind"

= "to be keen on something", to really like something: "she is keen on cycling"

= to be serious: "Toby is a keen student."

= to be passionate about something: "his mother is a keen chess player"
Q: Please show me example sentences with keen.
A: You have a keen eye for detail.
Q: Please show me example sentences with keen.
A: I have a keen interest in this.
I'm not keen on the idea.
He showed a keen love of the classics.
Q: Please show me example sentences with keen.
A: he was keen to help.
use a keen razor.
a keen wind is going to hit us tonight.
Q: Please show me example sentences with keen.
A: @keiko22: Dogs have a keen sense of smell.

That kid has a keen sense of hearing.

He has a keen awareness of the problem.

Synonyms of "Keen" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between keen and interested ?
A: “Keen” is similar, when used in a certain way. “Roger is keen on music,” means that Roger is both interested AND somewhat skilled at music, where as, “Roger is interested in music,” means that Roger could potentially start doing music.
Q: What is the difference between keen (keen on) and fond (fond of) ?
A: You are usually keen on some idea or some activity. If you are keen on a person, it is almost always a person of the opposite sex, in a romantic way. (Like an interest in something.)

'Fond of' is not so intense. You could be fond of some food. You could be fond of a friend or relative, not necessarily in a romantic way. (Feeling of affection for/toward something/someone)

Q: What is the difference between keen and king (como se pronuncian) ?
A: Yes! The g is pronounced in king. I say keen first, then king.
Q: What is the difference between keen on and like ?
A: @LinguistQ

Like they said^^^

Keen on is used for interests.

Like is also, but is more often applied to people.

I'm keen on Stacy. (Sounds colorful, smooth)

I like Stacy. (very common, used more than any other way)

You can say keen on but its not what you would hear usually.

Translations of "Keen"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? keen
A: You can say keen in the US (i use it) - it just isn’t as commonly used as in the UK.

You could replace it with “feel like” in many cases

—>She isn’t keen on going to Florida.
—>she doesn’t feel like going to Florida.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? keen on
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I keen on....
A: You need AM
I am keen on Spanish. I practice every day.
I am keen on Maria. She is so pretty.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? keen
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? keen

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