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    #11

    Re: Feeling and feelings

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    I searched on web and got the following definition.

    (comfortable feeling (not feelings) of a restaurant -- atmosphere, air

    You hurt my feelings (not feeling) -- moral sensitivity)

    Do you agree?

    Thanks.
    May I know what's "moral sensitivity"?

    Thanks.

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    #12

    Re: Feeling and feelings

    Ju, if someone said:
    You're ugly.
    Your work is terrible.
    You're stupid.
    That picture you painted looks like a 3-year-old did it.
    That outfit makes you look fat.

    You would have an emotional response, right? In English, we say "You hurt my feelings." Based on the words in your language, how would you try to say that in English?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #13

    Re: Feeling and feelings

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Ju, if someone said:
    You're ugly.
    Your work is terrible.
    You're stupid.
    That picture you painted looks like a 3-year-old did it.
    That outfit makes you look fat.

    You would have an emotional response, right? In English, we say "You hurt my feelings." Based on the words in your language, how would you try to say that in English?
    I would say the same.

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    #14

    Re: Feeling and feelings

    Then that is what "moral sensitivity" is.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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