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    Smile The night market in Formosa is usually very animated.

    The night market in Formosa is usually very animated/lively/snappy/active/chipper/spry.


    Do all of the words in bold fit in the above sample and mean about the same? Thanks.

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    Re: The night market in Formosa is usually very animated.

    animated/lively/snappy/active/chipper/spry

    Hi, angliholic!

    Animated, lively, and active are your best choices. Chipper and spry are better suited for use in describing characteristics of people.

    Best wishes,
    amigos4

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    Re: The night market in Formosa is usually very animated.

    Thanks, my dear amigo.
    Just to make sure, do the following sound right?

    You're very chipper/spry/animated/lively/active today.


    If yes, are they more or les the same in meaning? Thanks.

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    Re: The night market in Formosa is usually very animated.

    Yes, all of those words are complimentary! I would be very happy if you addressed me in such a pleasant manner!

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    Re: The night market in Formosa is usually very animated.

    Quote Originally Posted by amigos4 View Post
    Yes, all of those words are complimentary! I would be very happy if you addressed me in such a pleasant manner!
    Got it! my helpful amigo.
    Though I don't see you face to face but I can feel you're pretty chipper and spry.

    By the way, can addressed in your post be replaced by greeted?

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    Re: The night market in Formosa is usually very animated.

    Out of curiosity, do you still use the name 'Formosa' at all or is it an old text?

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    Re: The night market in Formosa is usually very animated.

    Thanks, Tdol, for your interest.
    I'd like to call this place Formosa personally because it's a beautiful paradise to me.
    By the way, is greeted synonymous with adressed in the above post?

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