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Unregistered Feb 14th, 2005 11:15 am

How to use 'Amazing'?
 
Can I use amazing to describe bad things or is amazing only for good things?

Thank you.

gobfrey Feb 15th, 2005 01:04 am

It depends on context.

I saw an amazing movie yesterday.

We would assume the movie was very good indeed, however:

The movie was so bad I was amazed. It was amazingly bad. It was amazing how bad the movie was.

Is using amazing to mean very very bad.

Unregistered Feb 16th, 2005 06:47 am

Thank you for your help, gobfrey.

asiaexpat Feb 19th, 2005 03:24 am

Quote:

Quote Unregistered
Thank you for your help, gobfrey.

Amazing how you managed to post without registering ;)

Eric Feb 19th, 2005 03:46 am

this is the only forum where registration is not necessary.

karamazov Jan 17th, 2006 11:32 am

Re: How to use 'Amazing'?
 
That is really amazing!


Amazing indeed!


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