Regifting.

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A friend recently went shopping and got me something that he thought would be a good thing for me to have. He brought it over and grandly gifted it to me after demonstrating how the gadget worked.

I thanked him profusely for his gift as well as his thoughtfulness.

Last week, I gifted the gift away to someone else as I believed that the gadget would be more useful for that person than it was for me.

Yesterday the first friend visited me and asked me how I found the gadget and I told him that I had given it away to someone else and he was most offended. He thought that it was rude of me to have gifted away a gift.

I suggested that once it was gifted to me, what I did with it was my lookout and he should not get offended. He disagreed.

Who is right?

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