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How can I contrast two ways of spending free time? The first person is engaged in some activity. The second person is just sitting and watching TV. Can I use the words "active","passive","actively" or passively" to describe them?
2015년 6월 17일 오후 1:27
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When we are 'engaged' in something, it typically describes an 'active' association. If I'm engaged in combat, it means I am actively doing combat. The second person, by just sitting and watching TV, is engaged in passive entertainment, where they do not actually need to be doing anything, but merely receiving. Sorry if that's a bit unclear, if you need me to clarify some points please let me know :)
2015년 6월 17일
..bests ..
2015년 6월 17일
Perhaps these are not the best:) The first person is absent-mindendly doing something. The second person is killing time by watching tv..
2015년 6월 17일
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