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    Default "I am anxiety"


    Here are examples:
    He is anxious that there should be no delay.
    He admitted he was still anxious about the situation.
    She is anxious about her father's health.
    He's very anxious to please.
    anxious - definition of anxious by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.


    Also, I have checked FrazeIt but I didn't find that we can use anxiety in such a way - I +Be/He +Be/She +Be/They+Be/We +Be anxiety.
    8449 sentence examples using 'anxious'
    Use 'anxity' in a sentence | 'anxity' sentence examples

    Why has anxiety been used instead of anxious, please? I think it was supposed to be I am anxious .


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    Default Re: "I am anxiety"

    Did you read the entire article?
    "In the clip, actor Ben Mendelsohn, who was approached by Carnell about the role, plays Anxiety."

    Do you know what "personification" means?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: "I am anxiety"

    The writer is introducing himself as Anxiety:

    "I am the tightening of your heart, the snowballing worries that feel like they might become an avalanche and bury you in an instant. I am Anxiety."


    He could have said, " ... My name is Anxiety".

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    Default Re: "I am anxiety"

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Did you read the entire article?
    Thank you, and yes I did. But that usage made me confused. And as a result, it did divert my attention from the main idea of that piece.


    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Do you know what "personification" means?
    I think it is the second definition here.
    Last edited by Odessa Dawn; 24-May-2013 at 21:30. Reason: Missing the indefinite article that precedes result.

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    Default Re: "I am anxiety"

    Exactly. So I hope now it makes sense.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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