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    Hello teachers! Could you please tell me what the difference between the two sentences below is? Thank you.
    1) He seems happy.
    2) He seems to be happy.
    P.S: and when do you use "seem+adj"? When do you use "seem to be +adj"?

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    Default Re: seem to be.... or seem...

    Quote Originally Posted by onetwothree View Post
    Hello teachers! Could you please tell me what the difference between the two sentences below is? Thank you.
    1) He seems happy.
    2) He seems to be happy.
    P.S: and when do you use "seem+adj"? When do you use "seem to be +adj"?
    He seems happy = he seems contented

    He seems to be happy about a situation:

    He seems to be happy although he didn`t pass his latest exam.

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