[Grammar] People are weird about her going barefoot.

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wotcha

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1. People are weird about her going barefoot.

2. People think her weird for being barefoot.

Can sentence1 be used as same as sentence 2 in meaning?
 

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They are almost the same but #1 says that the people act, or react strangely to her going barefoot.
#2 Says that the people have bad opinions of the girl/woman because she goes barefoot.
 

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They are not even remotely close in meaning!

1. People react strangely to the fact that she goes around without shoes. For example, she's a child, and it's summer, and there are no stinging insects. Why shouldn't she go around without shoes? If you think this is a terrible thing, you are being a little weird about her going around barefoot.

2. People think she is very strange because she doesn't have shoes on (now).
 
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