I’m watching a movie and the sentence 美味しそうに食べるね came up. Just from context, and common sense I believed it to mean something like “You seem like you’re enjoying the food!”.
However, I’m not really understanding the grammar construction, more specifically the use of に in this case. The best way I can conceptualize it is that the act of eating, 食べる, is in the “direction” of 美味しそう, looking delicious. However, I’m not sure if this is correct. Could anyone give me a more formal answer?
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