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    #1

    to one's heart content

    Dear:

    Example: I have been supporting you a lots.
    1) Isn't that to your heart's content?
    2) Are you content with that?
    3) Do you content yourself to that?

    Do they have the same meaning (1,2,3) ? which one more make sense and more used in everyday conversation?

    thanks


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    Re: to one's heart content

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    I think nr 2 makes most sense.

    All three have slightly different meanings

    There's a pretty common expression: to eat to one's heart's content


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    Re: to one's heart content

    Quote Originally Posted by wuminh View Post
    Dear:

    Example: I have been supporting you a lots.
    1) Isn't that to your heart's content?
    2) Are you content with that?
    3) Do you content yourself to that?

    Do they have the same meaning (1,2,3) ? which one more make sense and more used in everyday conversation?

    thanks
    #1 and #2 could both be used. The better one is #2. #3 is ungrammatical.

    As to common use, none are particularly common.

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    #4

    Re: to one's heart content

    I agree with Anglika except that the first sentence should be: I have been supporting you a lot. You can say a lot, or, less formally, lots, but not a lots.


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    #5

    Re: to one's heart content

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    #1 and #2 could both be used. The better one is #2. #3 is ungrammatical.

    As to common use, none are particularly common.
    I agree although I would go a little farther -- #1 sounds strange. A more common response might be, "Are you OK with that?"

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