be, sound
make sth

He tried to make his speech more entertaining.

find sth

The others seemed to find my discomfort hugely entertaining.

extremely, fairly, very, etc.
highly, hugely, immensely, incredibly, marvellously/marvelously (esp. BrE), vastly, wildly (esp. AmE), wonderfully

It was highly entertaining for the people around them.

mildly, moderately (esp. AmE)
entertaining and informative

The book is an entertaining and informative read.

Entertaining is used with these nouns: ↑anecdote, ↑companion, ↑fashion, ↑film, ↑football, ↑game, ↑movie, ↑read, ↑show, ↑story, ↑talk, ↑yarn

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