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    elude/evade arrest

    The officers were patrolling along the Seletar Expressway when they spotted a car which was travelling past the speed limit. They signalled the driver to stop, but he continued speeding and tried to elude/evade arrest.

    Which word in bold should I use? Or is there a better word?

    Many thanks.


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    Re: elude/evade arrest

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    The officers were patrolling along the Seletar Expressway when they spotted a car which was travelling past the speed limit. They signalled the driver to stop, but he continued speeding and tried to elude/evade arrest.

    Which word in bold should I use? Or is there a better word?

    Many thanks.
    He was trying to evade arrest by eluding the officers.

    This is a complicated language, isn't it?

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    Re: elude/evade arrest

    Thanks, Kfredson.

    He was trying to evade arrest by eluding the officers.

    Your sentence is a good example to illustrate the difference in the use of the two words.

    This is a complicated language, isn't it?
    Yes, it is.

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