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    feel shy

    Could you please tell me whether saying "feel shy" is correct or not?
    Thanks in advance
    (could you please also clarify if saying "thanks in advance" is ok?)
    Thanks ))

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    Re: feel shy

    According to the Oxford Collocations Dictionary it is correct.
    you can say: be shy, feel shy, look shy, seem shy, sound shy

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    Re: feel shy

    Verbs which usually collocate with shy: seem, feel, look, be, sound, become, get, grow, go

    feel shy

    Shy (v) Shyness (n)

    Thanks in advance

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