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Difference between interesting and interested #1 (permalink) Tue Jan 18, 2005 13:15 pm   Difference between interesting and interested
 

Test No. incompl/elem-29 "Responses (2)", question 2

Mike: 'Hello. I wonder if you're interested in new double-glazing.'
Jane: '.........'

(a) I'm really not interested.
(b) I'm really interesting.
(c) I'm not really interesting.
(d) I wasn't really interested.

Test No. incompl/elem-29 "Responses (2)", answer 2

Mike: 'Hello. I wonder if you're interested in new double-glazing.'
Jane: 'I'm really not interested.'

Correct answer: (a) I'm really not interested.

Your answer was: incorrect
Mike: 'Hello. I wonder if you're interested in new double-glazing.'
Jane: 'I'm really interesting.'
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Difference between interesting and interested #2 (permalink) Tue Jan 18, 2005 14:07 pm   Difference between interesting and interested
 

Hi Tom,

I take it you want an explanation as to why in this sentence the correct answer it I'm interested? The person says that she has interest in the subject, she wants to know more.
Please take a look at these examples:

I'm interested in sports.
She is interested in reading books.

This book is very interesting.
Oh, that's an interesting idea.


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Difference between interesting and interested #3 (permalink) Tue May 22, 2007 9:08 am   Difference between interesting and interested
 

Word order:

which one is correct below:

1. I am not really interested.
2. I am really not interested.

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Difference between interesting and interested #4 (permalink) Tue May 22, 2007 10:59 am   Difference between interesting and interested
 

Both are correct, but can convey different meanings, as I see it:

'I am not really interested' suggests that you are not very interested, whereas 'I am really not interested' can also mean that you are not interested at all.
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"new double glazing" #5 (permalink) Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:25 am   "new double glazing"
 

For the following my thinking is correct?

Far from over = It will take more time to finish

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Mike: Hello I wonder if you're interested in new double glazing.

Jane: I'm really not interested.

what is the meaning of............. new double glazing.
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Difference between interesting and interested #6 (permalink) Mon Mar 02, 2009 7:03 am   Difference between interesting and interested
 

I didn't get the meaning of double glazing. I'd be pleased if one could explain that for me.
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Difference between interesting and interested #7 (permalink) Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:15 am   Difference between interesting and interested
 

Hi Farnaz,

'Double glazing' is a form of window construction where there are two sheets of glass, between which there is a vacuum. The idea is that this keeps out the cold and noise.

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Difference between interesting and interested #8 (permalink) Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:37 am   Difference between interesting and interested
 

I'm sorry. but I didn't get the meaning. would you please explain it more?
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Difference between interesting and interested #9 (permalink) Fri Nov 06, 2009 12:49 pm   Difference between interesting and interested
 

Hi, Mr Alan:
Could you tell me what "double-blazing" means in the above sentence?
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Difference between interesting and interested #10 (permalink) Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:57 am   Difference between interesting and interested
 

Double glazing, take a look at this : http://images.google.co.id/images?q=Double+glazing&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&ei=w1sKS6uZFM-IkQXt38DXCQ&sa=X&oi=image_result_group&ct=title&resnum=4&ved=0CC0QsAQwAw.
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Difference between interesting and interested #11 (permalink) Mon Jan 11, 2010 16:43 pm   Difference between interesting and interested
 

Conchita wrote:
Both are correct, but can convey different meanings, as I see it:

'I am not really interested' suggests that you are not very interested, whereas 'I am really not interested' can also mean that you are not interested at all.

HI,
As both of them are right, why the result of my test was 9 and not 10.
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Difference between interesting and interested #12 (permalink) Mon Jan 11, 2010 16:50 pm   Difference between interesting and interested
 

In this test only one option is correct: 'I'm really not interested.'

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Examples are good #13 (permalink) Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:42 am   Examples are good
 

Hi,

Ya the examples you have given are describing very well.

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differnt between intersting and interested #14 (permalink) Mon Apr 12, 2010 6:00 am   differnt between intersting and interested
 

hello, sir
What is the different between these sentences:
* he looks interesting
* he looks interested

note : please, tell me any mistake in my question
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Difference between interesting and interested #15 (permalink) Mon Apr 12, 2010 7:09 am   Difference between interesting and interested
 

"He looks interesting." - He is holding somebody else's attention because of the way he looks; the speaker of the sentence is interested in him.
"He looks interested." - He has his attention held by someone or something else; he is interested in whatever he is looking at or whatever is going on,

Your question is phrased quite well. Here is the correct version:

Hello, sir.
What is the differentce between these sentences:
* He looks interesting.
* He looks interested.

Note: Please, tell me any mistakes in my question.


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