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    #1

    enthralled/enthrallingly

    Are both sentences correct?
    1.They were listening enthralled to the teacher.
    2. They were listening enthrallingly to the teacher.

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    #2

    Re: enthralled/enthrallingly

    Quote Originally Posted by michaelfung
    Are both sentences correct?
    1.They were listening enthralled to the teacher.
    2. They were listening enthrallingly to the teacher.
    'Enthralled' is an adjective, not an adverb. No.1 is therefore not correct.

    Better to rephrase the sentence this way:

    They were enthralled listening to the teacher.

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    #3

    Re: enthralled/enthrallingly

    Are these sentences correct too?

    1."They were listening afraid/scared/interested to the teacher."

    2."They were listening to the teacher,afraid/scared/interested ."

    3."They were afraid/scared/interested, listening to the teacher."

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