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    Made me surprised

    Dear all,

    In the pairs below, which do you think is better, A or B?

    1. A: The news made me surprised.
    B: The news surprised me.

    2. A: His attitude made me annoyed.
    B: His attitude annoyed me.

    3. A: Her question made me confused.
    B: Her question confused me.

    Thank you!

    OP
    Last edited by optimistic pessimist; 02-Feb-2010 at 07:56.

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    Re: Made me surprised

    Quote Originally Posted by optimistic pessimist View Post
    Dear all,

    In the pairs below, which do you think is better, A or B?

    1. A: The news made me surprised.
    B: The news surprised me.

    2. A: His attitude made me annoyed.
    B: His attitude annoyed me.

    3. A: Her question made me confused.
    B: Her question confused me.

    Thank you!

    OP
    In all three B is better. A is not necessarily wrong though.

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