A generous person is one who freely gives time, money, or other things of value to people who need help.
- Kathy is a very generous person.
- She is generous with her time.
- She is also generous with her money.
- It was generous of Michael to make that large donation.
- That was very generous of him.
- It was a generous thing to do.
The word "generosity" is an adjective:
- That company is known for its generosity.
- Residents of the Bahamas are in need of the generosity of others right now.
- Thanks to the generosity of others, Sophia has enough money to start her own business.
- Your generosity helps make things happen.
When disaster strikes, people depend on the generosity of others in order to survive.
The word "generously" is an adverb:
- The volunteers generously agreed to provide more help next weekend.
- Warren Buffet gives generously to organizations that need financial assistance.
- For political reasons, the leader of the country declined the assistance that was generously offered.
The word "generous" is also used when talking about a large amount:
- There’s a generous amount of food in the refrigerator.
- That country has a generous supply of oil.
- Our new offices have a generous amount of space in which to work.
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September 9, 2019