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    Default degenerate / escalate / turn

    Hello!

    Is there any difference between the following sentences?

    The match between the teams degenerated into violence.
    The match between the teams escalated into violence.
    The match between the teams turned into violence.

    Thanks.

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    Default Re: degenerate / escalate / turn

    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Mckane View Post
    Is there any difference between the following sentences?

    The match between the teams degenerated into violence.
    The match between the teams escalated into violence.
    The match between the teams turned into violence.
    Well, they can all describe the same situation, but with a different twist, depending on the meaning of the expressions in bold.

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