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    Question a passing interest (a sentence)

    I have been angry and sought counselling many times, including when I had a miscarriage before our son was born. I do feel better now, but I haven’t had a relationship with a man for ages. In fact, no man seems to have shown more than a passing interest.
    Hello!

    Could you please paraphrase the above sentence which I highlighted in blue?

    I am just a little interested in men, and soon I am not interested in them?

    Right?

    Thank you!
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    Re: a passing interest (a sentence)

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    Hello!

    Could you please paraphrase the above sentence which I highlighted in blue?

    I am just a little interested in men, and soon I am not interested in them?

    Right?

    Thank you!
    "a passing interest" means 'a brief and/or superficial interest'.
    The lady is saying that in fact no man has shown much interest in her. She is not talking about her interest in men.

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    Re: a passing interest (a sentence)

    Hi 2006,

    Thank you very much! I got it.

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