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desperate/eager to find someone to repair her computer

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angliholic

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Gertrude is desperate/eager to find someone to repair her computer.


Hi,

In the above, "desperate" and "eager" mean about the same to me, but I need your confirmation. Thanks.
 

Anglika

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Yes and no.

Being desperate carries a connotation of getting something done whatever happens, whereas eager is much more a general feeling of desire to get something done.
 
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