[Grammar] Fun Or Funny

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When something is very enjoyable, can we say “it’s funny”? What’s the difference between “fun” and “funny”?

In today’s  [Grammar] we are going to explain the difference between “fun” and “funny”.

Let’s go!

1. Fun

Fun” is an uncountable noun meaning ‘pleasure and enjoyment’:

We had such fun together.

It was fun to go to the beach with Rita’s family.

In informal speaking, we also use “fun” as an adjective:

We did a lot of fun activities in groups and individually to learn, have a fun time, and to get to know each other better.

2. Funny

Funny” is an adjective and it means ‘amusing’ or ‘causing laughter’:

I think Jerry Springer is so funny. I just laugh so much when I watch his show.

“Funny” can also mean ‘strange’, ‘surprising’, ‘unexpected’ or ‘difficult to explain or understand’:

It’s funny how things never happen the way you expect them to.

But we don’t use “funny” to mean ‘enjoyable’:

The week I stayed in your country was really fun and I found the city where you live very interesting and beautiful.

Not: … in your country was really funny …

Have you already known the difference between  “fun” and “funny”? Don’t worry, we prepare a quiz for you👇it is time to show yourself!

PRACTICE

Results

#1. The engine is making a very ______ noise.

#2. It's not much _____ going to a party on your own.

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