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Smothering

English translation: too attentive

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GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
English term or phrase:smothering
English translation:too attentive
Entered by: Erich Ekoputra
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17:54 Dec 8, 2010
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General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / Personal Trait
English term or phrase: Smothering
An item in a list of personal trait. Context:

What kind of person are you?

Concerned
Talkative
Impatient
Smothering
.... etc.
Erich Ekoputra
Indonesia
Local time: 22:17
too attentive
Explanation:
So attentive that the other person "can't breathe".
Selected response from:

Jenni Lukac
Local time: 16:17
Grading comment
Thanks a lot Jenni! Now I see why smothering can be a personal trait.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
4 +6too attentive
Jenni Lukac


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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
smothering
too attentive


Explanation:
So attentive that the other person "can't breathe".

Jenni Lukac
Local time: 16:17
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Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 392
Grading comment
Thanks a lot Jenni! Now I see why smothering can be a personal trait.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Demi Ebrite
10 mins
  -> Cheers and thanks, Demi.

agree  Sheila Wilson
21 mins
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agree  Stephanie Ezrol
34 mins
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agree  Sarah Bessioud
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agree  Jack Doughty
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agree  eski: Nice work, Jenn! Besos: eski
6 hrs
  -> Greetings and thanks from cold and grey Zaragoza.
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