Be comfortable with

glab

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Cantonese (HK)
I know that "to be comfortable with <something>" means "to be satisfied with <something>" in most context. But I want to ask if it is in a sentence like "I am very comfortable with foreign things", does it mean "to embrace foreign things"?
Thanks a lot!
 
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  • owlman5

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    English-US
    Hello, Glab. I think "embrace foreign things" is too strong and positive. If our speaker is "comfortable with foreign things", he doesn't necessarily "embrace" or "love" foreign things. He merely tells us that foreign things don't bother him. He is comfortable in their presence.
     
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