Seem or Seem to be?

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SRPGgamer

Senior Member
Chinese
Hi,everyone :)

Could you tell me what's the difference between these two"

"You seem very happy "

"You seem to be very happy"


To me, I think they are actully the same. but I doublt it ! and somehow feel that these must be some subtle difference between these two

Please help me ~ Thanks
 
  • Conchita57

    Senior Member
    Spanish - Spain/French - Switzerland
    In your examples, both 'seem' and 'seem to be' are used with the same meaning. The latter is more commonly used perhaps.
     
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