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    fun vs. funny. What's the difference?

    E.g.

    He is a funny guy
    He is a fun guy

    It's a funny movie
    It's a fun movie

    E.g. from 'Friends'

    Phoebe makes crazy things. She is a very strange person. You're laughing when you see her.
    Is she funny or fun?
    Chandler says funny things and makes jokes. You're laughing when you're hearing him.
    Is he funny or fun?


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    Re: fun vs. funny. What's the difference?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nicky_K View Post
    E.g.

    He is a funny guy. He can make you laugh.
    He is a fun guy. He is enjoyable, has a great personality and always in good spirits.

    It's a funny movie
    It's a fun movie

    E.g. from 'Friends'

    Phoebe makes crazy things. She is a very strange person. You're laughing when you see her.
    Is she funny or fun? Funny.
    Chandler says funny things and makes jokes. You're laughing when you're hearing him.
    Is he funny or fun? Either.


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    Re: fun vs. funny. What's the difference?

    Hi! thank you very much for the posts related to fun and funny.

    However I am still confused in fun!
    can you help me to clarify this word?
    fun (adj)
    The party is fun!
    The party is very fun! ok?
    The party is great fun! ok?

    many thanks

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    Re: fun vs. funny. What's the difference?

    Quote Originally Posted by banmai View Post
    Hi! Thank you very much for the posts related to fun and funny.

    However I am still confused in about fun!
    Can you help me to clarify this word?

    fun (adj)
    The party is fun!
    The party is very fun! OK?
    The party is great fun! OK?

    Many thanks.
    See above. We don't use "very fun". We can, however, say "The party is a lot of fun". It is actually quite complicated to learn the different ways of using fun and funny - there have been several other threads on the subject. Here are some example sentences:

    This party is fun.
    This party is great fun.
    This party is a lot of fun.
    That guy is funny.
    That guy is really funny.
    That guy is so funny!
    I have loads of fun when I go out with my funny friends.
    I have loads of fun when I go out with my fun friends.
    It's very funny to go out with my fun friends.
    We had so much fun when we went to the comedy show. The acts were all extremely funny.

    Also, please see the amendments I made to your post in red. Make sure you start every new sentence with a capital letter and end each sentence with the relevant punctuation mark.

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    Re: fun vs. funny. What's the difference?

    It is very kind of you to modify my mistakes and give the examples for me to know how to use fun and funny!
    Have a nice weekend

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    See above. We don't use "very fun". We can, however, say "The party is a lot of fun". It is actually quite complicated to learn the different ways of using fun and funny - there have been several other threads on the subject. Here are some example sentences:

    This party is fun.
    This party is great fun.
    This party is a lot of fun.
    That guy is funny.
    That guy is really funny.
    That guy is so funny!
    I have loads of fun when I go out with my funny friends.
    I have loads of fun when I go out with my fun friends.
    It's very funny to go out with my fun friends.
    We had so much fun when we went to the comedy show. The acts were all extremely funny.

    Also, please see the amendments I made to your post in red. Make sure you start every new sentence with a capital letter and end each sentence with the relevant punctuation mark.

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