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    navi tasan is offline Key Member
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    as I do

    Is this sentence ambiguous:
    1-"Enter the room as I enter it."
    [I think it could mean:
    a-in the same way as I enter it.
    b-at the same time as I enter it.]
    What about:
    2-"Enter the room as I do."
    [I think it could mean a, but could it mean b?]

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Yes, it could, but it would be likely that, to avoid ambiguity, the speaker would say 'when I do'.

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