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Hello All,

Consider the following statements:

I am happy for you.
I am jealous of you.

What is the correct way to use both the feelings in one sentence?

1. I am happy and jealous of you.

2. I am jealous and happy for you.

3. I am jealous of and happy for you.

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Of your three choices, I think 2 sounds the most natural. I might say I am happy for you, and jealous.

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#3 sounds more grammatically correct, I agree with Peter,
that #2 sounds more natural in every day conversation.


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4. 'I am jealous of yet happy for you.'


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4. 'I am jealous of yet happy for you.'


...tom...


Welcome to our Crazy World, Tom.

I have to go with # 4. in turn, for this is how I would have phrased it.


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"I'm so happy for you!" And yet...you feel that tugging-twinge of jealous at the same time. You hide a jealousy, simmering not far behind your smile.

Hmmmm...Nothing a few drinks...a little time together will not make right.

Feelwings...Nothing more than feelwings...twying to forgot those...feelwings of...HOLY CRAP-A-TOLIE! Margaritas...doing it again! Almost back to where we were!

"Bartender! Another round!"

So what if her new love is a mega lottery winner...he's five-foot nothing...wears a wig his momma bought...damn lucky-ass circus freak. I'll have her one more time before this night is over.


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