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My interest quickened.
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  • Mar 17th 2011, 21:19
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My interest was piqued.
My interest quickened.

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My interest quickened.

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wǒ de xìngqu bèi jīqǐ lái le 。
私[わたし] の[] 興味[きょうみ] が[] 増し[まし] た[] 。[]


Jun 21st 2014, 22:16
The original sentence: "My interest quickened" is perfectly good English. The phrase is a bit literary. A Google search reveals that quite a few recent books have used the phrase. https://www.google.ca/?gfe_rd=c...2&start=10
Jun 21st 2014, 22:21
I stand corrected. I changed it back.
Jun 21st 2014, 22:28
You can add "My interest was piqued" as an alternative.
Jun 21st 2014, 23:02
A perfect example of a really weird but completely correct phrase that every language has acquired over centuries of development.
Jun 21st 2014, 23:09
@Dejo I did add it. Thanks! [#3332602]

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