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"Il intéresse ma fille."

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2/18/2013, 2:33:00 AM

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Does this mean "he entertains my daughter"?

2/18/2013, 2:33:00 AM

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No, it means: my daughter is interested in him.

2/18/2013, 12:46:29 PM

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I wonder whether 'he appeals to my daughter' or 'my daughter is interested in him' would be accepted here, and if not, why?

2/20/2013, 1:50:58 PM

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"intéresser quelqu'un" is rather intellectual. "He appeals to my daughter" would be "il plaît à ma fille", which is rather on the emotional side.

2/20/2013, 6:46:57 PM

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Thanks, I see and I see now that above you suggest 'my daughter is interested in him' as a possible alternative. Thank you again!

2/20/2013, 7:27:01 PM
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