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    "I'm rapt with" and "I'm rapt for"

    Hello! Please, help me to understand the difference between "I'm rapt with" and "I'm rapt for"
    I was really involved in learning English today and wanted to tell that using "rapt". Is it right to say "I'm rapt with learning English today!" ??

    If yes, then what does "I'm rapt for" mean? What cases is it used in?

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    Re: "I'm rapt with" and "I'm rapt for"

    Rapt is not used in that way.

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    Re: "I'm rapt with" and "I'm rapt for"

    Hi.

    It's somethinig new for me.

    Can I say: I saw them together with rapt impression.

    Thanks.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: "I'm rapt with" and "I'm rapt for"


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    #5

    Re: "I'm rapt with" and "I'm rapt for"

    As I've understood. You use "rapt" with "attention" very often. Am I right?
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: "I'm rapt with" and "I'm rapt for"

    Yes

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    Re: "I'm rapt with" and "I'm rapt for"

    not a teacher

    If you have contact with Australians or New Zealanders you might hear "rapt" used in the sense indicated by definition #2 in 5jj's dictionary link: "extremely happy or excited". It's quite common.
    In 5jj's link to Fraze-it, this meaning is represented by examples like:
    "Hickey was rapt to secure a move from Gold Coast to St Kilda in the trade period."
    "I must admit I'm rapt with my performance, I feel that's the best I could have done."

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