A group or a person who
entertains provides some form of mental relaxation. Entertainment can be amusing, humorous, shocking, scary, sad, interesting, thought-provoking, etcetera. (A note about pronunciation: Some people don’t really emphasize the first "t" sound in this word.)
A performer entertains an . audience
Musicians entertain concert-goers.
A host entertains guests.
Television has entertained audiences for the last 60 years.
The word "entertaining" is an adjective.
Many people find video games to be entertaining.
The movie we saw last night was kind of stupid, but at least it was entertaining.
The puppet show was very entertaining.
The word "entertainment" is a noun:
What forms of entertainment do you enjoy.
Entertainment is a big part of the economy in California.
How much do you spend on entertainment every month?
In some cases the word "entertain" means to consider or think about something:
Cindy said that she would entertain the idea of moving to Panama in her retirement.
The company is entertaining the possibility of expansion.
Bill would never entertain the thought of harming another person.
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June 5, 2015