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    kubishtr is offline Newbie
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    alone vs lonely

    She is alone.
    She is lonely.

    What`s the difference between two sentences and if you want to teach somebody these two words how can you teach?

    I need help. Thank you..

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    Re: alone vs lonely

    Quote Originally Posted by kubishtr View Post
    She is alone.
    She is lonely.

    What`s the difference between two sentences and if you want to teach somebody these two words how can you teach?

    I need help. Thank you..
    Not a teacher.

    I would say 'alone' has a physical aspect to it, whereas 'lonely' is a mental state/feeling.

    Alone - no one else physically present. A person can be 'alone' but not feel 'lonely'.

    Lonely - Feeling like the only one, wishing for company.

    Like I said, I'm not a teacher, only a native.

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