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    Biased/naive/stupid

    "Why are you being so naive/stupid/biased(Person who does partiality)"?. "I am not being naive/stupid/biased". Are these correct?
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    Re: Biased/naive/stupid

    The first is incorrect. Surely you know by now that questions have to end with question marks.

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    Re: Biased/naive/stupid

    I have amended it. Please check it now.

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    #4

    Re: Biased/naive/stupid

    Your sentences are correct. Those three words are not synonyms, in case you were thinking they are.

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    Re: Biased/naive/stupid

    I think that only "Why are you being so biased?" makes sense. (Of course, being grammatically correct doesn't mean a sentence makes sense.)

    "You are so naive!" is something you might hear somebody say. You might also hear somebody say something like: "You are so stupid!"


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    Re: Biased/naive/stupid

    "You are being biased" means you are acting as a person who does pattiality. Am I correct?

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    Re: Biased/naive/stupid

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "You are being biased" means you are acting as a person who does pattiality is partial. Am I correct?
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    Last edited by tedmc; 22-Jan-2015 at 09:00.

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    Re: Biased/naive/stupid

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "You are being biased" means you are acting as a person who shows partiality. Am I correct?
    Yes! A biased person makes assumptions about people before he/she gets to know them as individuals.

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    Re: Biased/naive/stupid

    Tedmc, your sentence is incorrect. A biased person is not partial! "Partial" is not the opposite of "impartial".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Biased/naive/stupid

    http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/partial?s=t
    Partial means biased according to the above.

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