interesting

adj.
VERBS
appear, be, look, seem, sound
become, get
prove

So far, my trip has proved interesting.

make sth
find sb/sth

I find her ideas really interesting.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
certainly, deeply, especially, extraordinarily, highly, immensely, incredibly, intensely, most, particularly, terribly, truly
equally
doubly
mildly, moderately, vaguely
not remotely

None of them had anything remotely interesting to say.

enough, sufficiently

Some topics appeared interesting enough to require more detailed information.

potentially
genuinely

This is a genuinely interesting article.

inherently, in itself, intrinsically

This subject is intrinsically interesting and worthy of study in its own right.

always, consistently

It was always interesting to hear his stories.

architecturally, geologically, historically, sociologically, visually, etc.

architecturally interesting buildings

PREPOSITION
for

It's not very interesting for visitors.

to

How can we make the subject more interesting to young people?

Interesting is used with these nouns: ↑alternative, ↑anecdote, ↑angle, ↑article, ↑aspect, ↑bit, ↑book, ↑challenge, ↑chat, ↑collection, ↑combination, ↑comment, ↑commentary, ↑comparison, ↑concept, ↑contrast, ↑conversation, ↑detail, ↑dilemma, ↑discovery, ↑discussion, ↑display, ↑example, ↑exception, ↑exercise, ↑experience, ↑experiment, ↑facet, ↑fact, ↑feature, ↑fellow, ↑film, ↑find, ↑finding, ↑history, ↑hobby, ↑idea, ↑implication, ↑innovation, ↑insight, ↑job, ↑lecture, ↑lesson, ↑look, ↑mix, ↑mixture, ↑move, ↑museum, ↑news, ↑note, ↑observation, ↑paradox, ↑parallel, ↑part, ↑people, ↑phenomenon, ↑piece, ↑place, ↑point, ↑possibility, ↑post, ↑programme, ↑project, ↑question, ↑read, ↑reading, ↑reflection, ↑scenario, ↑selection, ↑shape, ↑snippet, ↑spin, ↑story, ↑subject, ↑suggestion, ↑tale, ↑talk, ↑texture, ↑thing, ↑thought, ↑topic, ↑turn, ↑twist, ↑viewpoint, ↑work

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