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    Default getting confidence/getting confident ?

    "He's getting more confidence"./ "He's getting more confident." Are both sentences correct and do they have the same meaning ?

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    Default Re: getting confidence/getting confident ?

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    "He's getting more confidence"./ "He's getting more confident." Are both sentences correct and do they have the same meaning ?
    Are you using "getting" in the sense of "becoming" or "receiving/obtaining"?

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    Default Re: getting confidence/getting confident ?

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    Are you using "getting" in the sense of "becoming" or "receiving/obtaining"?
    Yes.

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    Default Re: getting confidence/getting confident ?

    "He's getting more confidence"./ "He's getting more confident."

    In the first one "confidence" is a noun so "getting" is appropriate it means "receiving/obtaining". In the second "confident" is an adjective and you should use "becoming" rather than "getting".

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