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    Smile Do adjectives expressing feelings always have to+infinitive/that object ahead?

    Hello everyone,


    I just want to ask adjectives expressing feelings always have to+infintive/the subject ahead.

    For example,

    I was joyful to hear that you're visiting us next week.
    I was happy to attend the meeting.
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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    Re: Do adjectives expressing feelings always have to+infinitive/that object ahead?

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post
    Hello everyone,


    I just want to ask if adjectives expressing feelings always have to+infintive/the subject ahead.

    For example,

    I was joyful to hear that you're visiting us next week.
    I was happy to attend the meeting.
    No. I was happy learning of your promotion. I was happy that the party was a success. I was happy when you asked me to help.

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    Re: Do adjectives expressing feelings always have to+infinitive/that object ahead?

    it can be like verb+object+ing? but here is verb+adjective+ing, isn't it?
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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