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    #1

    sentence correction

    Is this sentence correct?

    HE IS TOO KEEN TO VISIT THE MUSEUM.

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    #2

    Re: sentence correction

    ***Neither a teacher nor a native speaker.***

    Well, I've just learned the word keen.
    I'm sure keen is a positive word, that's why I disagree with this sentence.
    Maybe it should be:
    He is very keen to visit the museum.

    Let's replace keen by a "negative" word.
    He is too shy to visit the museum.

    Can you see the difference now?

    P.S. However, I'm not fully sure here -> Confirmation would be nice!

    Cheers!

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    Re: sentence correction

    Too keen could imply an over-eagerness, which, in turn, might arouse some sort of suspicion.

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    #4

    Re: sentence correction

    Quote Originally Posted by khansir View Post
    Is this sentence correct?

    HE IS TOO KEEN TO VISIT THE MUSEUM.
    I'm sure that you mean "very keen", in Indian English "very" is often confused with "too".

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