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"feel relieved" vs. "feel relief"

Discussion in 'English Only' started by 8769, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. 8769 Senior Member

    Japanese and Japan
    For the blank below, I understand #1 is natural and grammatically correct. How about #2? Is it natural and grammatically correct, too?
    1. relieved
    2. relief

    I was surprised at the news that Tom had a traffic accident, but I felt ( ) to know he hadn’t been seriously injured.
  2. LucasHoage New Member

    I felt relief to know.

    I felt relief knowing.

    I felt relief to find out.

    I felt relieved to know.

    I felt relieved knowing.

    I felt relieved to find out.

    All are natural.

    All are grammatically correct.

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