Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Today's English lesson

From EnglishPlus:

Anxious or Eager?

Anxious, like anxiety, implies worrying, or being afraid about something. It means "uneasy" or "apprehensive."

Eager means "enthusiastic."

Examples: I am eager to see Uncle George again.
(I am enthusiastic, positive about it.)

I am anxious about the upcoming layoffs.
(I am uneasy, negative about them.)

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