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    #1

    Exclamation He really is an interesting guy.

    Hello everyone,
    Would you please tell me the difference between these two sentences?Which one is better to say?

    He really is an interesting guy.
    He's a really interesting guy.

    Thanks in advance,

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    Re: He really is an interesting guy.

    really modifies the verb 'is':
    [1] He really is an interesting guy. (He truly is an interesting guy.)

    really modifies the adjective 'interesting':
    [2] He's a really interesting guy. (He is a very interesting guy.)

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