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    words

    1. about satisfactory / satisfying

    His answer is safisfactory.
    His answer is satisfying .

    Is there anything wrong with two sentences
    or any difference between them?



    2. about satisfactorily / satisfyingly

    They have not satisfactorily answered my questions.
    They have not satisfyingly answered my questions.

    Is there anything wrong with two sentences
    or any difference between them?


    Please look at the following question.
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    If you feel that we have not _________ adressed your questions or concerns,
    we will refer you to a neutral and independent third party.
    a) satisfied b) satisfatory c) satisfatorily d) satisfyingly

    =============================================

    I know that A and B are not correct.

    How about C and D?

    Would you please explain which one is right?

    Please~~

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    Re: words

    1. about satisfactory / satisfying

    His answer is safisfactory. :D
    => adjective derived from the noun satisfaction

    His answer is satisfying . :D
    => adjective, notably participle, derived from the verb satisfy

    2. about satisfactorily / satisfyingly

    They have not satisfactorily answered my questions. :D
    => adverb derived from the adjective satisfactory

    They have not satisfyingly answered my questions. :(
    => adverb derived from the participle satisfying, but, satisfyingly means, gratify, please, whereas satisfactorily means, meet the need:

    EX: They have not met my needs. :D
    EX: They have not gratified/pleased me. OK, but not the meaning we want. :(

    If you feel that we have not _________ adressed your questions or concerns,
    we will refer you to a neutral and independent third party.
    a) satisfied b) satisfatory c) satisfatorily d) satisfyingly
    We're looking for an adverb to modify 'have not addressed'. a) and b) are out because they are not adverbs; d) is out, too, because satisfyingly means, gratify, please, which leaves us with c) satisfactorily.

    satisfactory (adj.) + -ily becomes an adverb satisfactorily.
    Here, an adjective becomes an adverb. :D

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    Re: words

    I always thank you for your kind replies. :)

    It's very clear now except one.

    I looked up "satisfyingly" in the Macmillan dictionary.
    It says "satisfyingly" is adverb.

    satisfying / adjective

    1. making you feel pleased or happy:
    a satisfying result/achievement
    She finds writing poetry deeply satisfying.

    2.a satisfying meal is one that makes you feel that you have eaten well and have eaten enough

    satisfyingly / adverb
    Macmillan Publishers Ltd. 2002


    I guess "satisfactorily" is more common than "satisfyingly"
    Is it right?

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    Re: words

    Quote Originally Posted by moonwalker
    I always thank you for your kind replies. :)

    It's very clear now except one.

    I looked up "satisfyingly" in the Macmillan dictionary.
    It says "satisfyingly" is adverb.

    satisfying / adjective

    1. making you feel pleased or happy:
    a satisfying result/achievement
    She finds writing poetry deeply satisfying.

    2.a satisfying meal is one that makes you feel that you have eaten well and have eaten enough

    satisfyingly / adverb
    Macmillan Publishers Ltd. 2002


    I guess "satisfactorily" is more common than "satisfyingly"
    Is it right?
    Well I learn new things everyday. Thank you. :D

    satisfyingly (adv.) means, gratify, please, whereas satisfactorily means, meet the need. :D

    Thanks again. :D

    I shall edit my previous post to you.

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    Re: words

    Your kind reply is always helpfu.
    I appreciate it. :D

    It is very hot and hummid in Korea.
    It says you are in Japan.

    It is also hot and humid there, isn't it ?

    Take care.

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    Re: words

    Quote Originally Posted by moonwalker
    Your kind reply is always helpfu.
    I appreciate it. :D

    It is very hot and hummid in Korea.
    It says you are in Japan.

    It is also hot and humid there, isn't it ?

    Take care.
    More hot and muggy than hot and humid. We've had typhoon weather for the past three days; slow moving typhoon, too. It's pretty much cleared up now, though. The birds are singing and the clouds are rolling away. :D Now we can look forward to 40+ temperatures. Agh. :(

    Korean, eh? I used to live in Junju. Have you heard of it?

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    Re: words

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by moonwalker
    Your kind reply is always helpfu.
    I appreciate it. :D

    It is very hot and hummid in Korea.
    It says you are in Japan.

    It is also hot and humid there, isn't it ?

    Take care.
    More hot and muggy than hot and humid. We've had typhoon weather for the past three days; slow moving typhoon, too. It's pretty much cleared up now, though. The birds are singing and the clouds are rolling away. :D Now we can look forward to 40+ temperatures. Agh. :(

    Korean, eh? I used to live in Junju. Have you heard of it?

    I heard of that typhoon.
    It passed the east coastline of Korea and then disappeared last weekend.
    Japan was in the middle of it for three days.

    In terms of Fahrenheit, what is about 40 degress there?
    Over 100, I guess.

    Take care of yourself. Health is everything. :wink:

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    I enjoyed the information in this thread thanks to both of you.

    Right, Casiopia. Junju in Jullabuk-do is a good middle-sized southwestern city of Korea.

    Take care, both of you!

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    Re: words

    Quote Originally Posted by moonwalker
    In terms of Fahrenheit, what is about 40 degress there?
    Over 100, I guess.

    Take care of yourself. Health is everything. :wink:
    40 Celsius is 104 Fahrenheit. :D

    Here is the formula for converting:

    Celsius to Fahrenheit
    Celsius Temperature_____ times 9______ divided by 5_____ plus 32 equals ______Farhrenheit.

    Example
    40 x 9 = 360
    360 divided by 5 = 72
    72 + 32= 104 degrees Fahrenheit

    Fahrenheit to Celsius
    Fahrenheit Temperature ______ minus 32 ______times 5 _____divided by 9 equals_____ Celsius.

    Example
    104 - 32 = 72
    72 x 5 = 360
    360 divided by 9 = 40 degrees Celsius

    All the best, :D

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    Re: words

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by moonwalker
    In terms of Fahrenheit, what is about 40 degress there?
    Over 100, I guess.

    Take care of yourself. Health is everything. :wink:
    40 Celsius is 104 Fahrenheit. :D

    Here is the formula for converting:

    Celsius to Fahrenheit
    Celsius Temperature_____ times 9______ divided by 5_____ plus 32 equals ______Farhrenheit.

    Example
    40 x 9 = 360
    360 divided by 5 = 72
    72 + 32= 104 degrees Fahrenheit

    Fahrenheit to Celsius
    Fahrenheit Temperature ______ minus 32 ______times 5 _____divided by 9 equals_____ Celsius.

    Example
    104 - 32 = 72
    72 x 5 = 360
    360 divided by 9 = 40 degrees Celsius

    All the best, :D

    When I watch or listen to weather forecast, it is confusing
    because in the U.S you use a different system.
    Often I can't guess it is cool, cold, freezing cold, warm, hot, scorchingly hot.

    But I can guess that over 100 Fahrenheit is very hot.
    I heard that lasting over 100 is called "heat wave".
    Right?

    I think we have a kind of heat wave here in Korea and there in Japan.

    Anyway, the formula is very useful.
    I can have an exact number now.

    Thank you. :D

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