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    anxious to

    Hi,

    Is there any difference in meaning between 'keen' and 'eager'?

    I know 'anxious' can mean 'worried', is there any difference between them?

    If I want to mean 'worried', can I say
    I am anxious/worried to know the results?

    Many thanks.

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    Re: anxious to

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post

    Is there any difference in meaning between 'keen' and 'eager'?
    It depends. Do you have an example sentence?
    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I know 'anxious' can mean 'worried', is there any difference between them?
    Yes.

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    If I want to mean 'worried', can I say
    I am anxious/worried to know the results?
    No, but you can say: "I am worried about what the results might be.


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