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    "I'm developing resentment towards him"

    "I'm developing resentment towards him"

    Is the above sentence correct? Please make necessary changes, if not.
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    Re: "I'm developing resentment towards him"

    We don't normally develop resentment. ​I am beginning to feel resentment towards him.

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    Re: "I'm developing resentment towards him"

    "I'm growing resentment..."

    Is "growing" fine?

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    Re: "I'm developing resentment towards him"

    "Growing resentment" is OK but not after "I'm". You can say "There is growing resentment towards ..."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: "I'm developing resentment towards him"

    Then how do we fit "I'm"? Please suggest.
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    Re: "I'm developing resentment towards him"

    "I'm developing a resentment towards him." works for me.

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    Re: "I'm developing resentment towards him"

    You can't really 'do' anything to resentment, except perhaps try to overcome it. It happens to you without any conscious effort on your part.

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    Re: "I'm developing resentment towards him"

    "I'm developing a kidney infection." That doesn't require conscious effort on your part.
    "I'm developing a deep affection for her."
    "I'm developing an interest in stamp collecting."

    This is all normal in AusE. Some of these things can be subconscious/unconscious, but you're still doing it.

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    Re: "I'm developing resentment towards him"

    Quote Originally Posted by MeyaN View Post
    Then how do we fit "I'm"?
    I'm becoming resentful of him.

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