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    Default appear vs turn out

    1)"He appeared to have already been there.''

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    2)"It turned out that he had already been there."

    I would go for 2). What would others think?

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    Default Re: appear vs turn out

    "it appeared" may mean that there is some kind of evidence left behind (an open door, etc.)

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    Default Re: appear vs turn out

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedq View Post
    "it appeared" may mean that there is some kind of evidence left behind (an open door, etc.)

    We didn't know that he had already been there. We thought he was late but when we came to a party he had already been there. Which one would you choose in this context?
    Last edited by ostap77; 20-Oct-2010 at 14:08.

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    Default Re: appear vs turn out

    turned out

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