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    delicate?

    How can I say when I intend to mean that a guy treats his girl friend so well by caring for every little things about her.

    In this case, can you say the following to mean above?

    - He has a fine sense of everything about his girl friend

    - He is delicate

    How can you mean above by using " fine sense" ?


    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: delicate?

    They don't convey the meaning to me. I'd use something like he takes care of her every wish/need

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    Re: delicate?

    He is sensitive.

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    Re: delicate?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    He is sensitive.
    He is sensitive of her.

    Is the preposition all right?

    "about", "for" maybe?

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    Re: delicate?

    "Sensitive" is used by itself:
    He is sensitive.
    The preposition that goes with it is "to", but you can't be sensitive to a person. Instead, you're sensitive to a person's feelings, needs, desires, etc.:
    He's very sensitive to her needs.

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