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Thread: Hello there

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    Hello there

    Can anybody tell me whether the following sentence are same or not?
    "He should not be doing this" and "he is not supposed to be doing this"

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    Re: Hello there

    The sentences are essentially the same, except "he is not supposed to..." has more of a sense of wrongness to it.

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    #3

    Re: Hello there

    . . .and you've been asked before, oxford, to give your threads meaningful titles.

    Hello there is pretty useless.

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    Re: Hello there

    Sorry for puttting meaningless titles and thanks for the reply

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