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    Sarah is feeling quite tired now.

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    Sarah is feeling quite tired now.

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    Es geht darum die Wortart von tired in diesem Satz zu bestimmen.

    Die Lösungen des Buches (Oxford Practice Grammar - Intermediate) behaupten dies sei ein Adjektiv. Ist das richtig; es müsste doch ein Adverb sein?
    AuthorLusbueb (457370) 14 Sep 08, 13:04
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    Yes, it is correct. In this sentence, "feeling" is used as an emotion and not one of the five senses (sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch).
    #1Authormiamibremen (279037) 14 Sep 08, 13:08
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    Here's an example of bad vs. badly:

    The quick and dirty tip is that it is correct to say you feel bad when you are expressing an emotion. To say, “I feel badly,” implies that there's something wrong with your sense of touch. Every time I hear people say, “I feel badly,” I imagine them in a dark room having trouble feeling their way around with numb fingers.

    That's because badly is an adverb, meaning that it modifies a verb. So when you say, “I feel badly,” the adverb badly relates to the verb feel. Since feel means "to touch things," feeling badly means you're having trouble touching things.
    #2Authormiamibremen (279037) 14 Sep 08, 13:18
     
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