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    #1

    "she was genuinely concerned"

    Hi,

    Can you say

    For example:

    A: My doctor was worried about me
    B: She was genuinely concerned! you are underweight


    With genuinely concerned i mean her concerns were justified/right - or does it have a different meaning?

    Thanks

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    Re: "she was genuinely concerned"

    No. "She was genuinely concerned" carries the meaning of she actually was concerned as opposed to her faking it for whatever reason her concern was genuine but here I would say "She was right!"

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    Re: "she was genuinely concerned"

    Quote Originally Posted by TheShadow View Post
    Hi,

    Can you say

    For example:

    A: My doctor was worried about me.
    B: She was genuinely concerned! you are underweight.


    With genuinely concerned I mean her concerns were justified/right - or does it have a different meaning?

    Thanks
    Both sentences are correct, with the addition of the full stops. If someone is genuinely concerned about something, it doesn't necessarily mean that their concerns are justified.

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