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    Which is correct? Or are they both OK but the meaning is a bit different from each other?

    I was reading a newspaper in this room this morning.
    I was reading the newspaper in this room this morning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taka View Post
    Which is correct? Or are they both OK but the meaning is a bit different from each other?

    I was reading a newspaper in this room this morning.
    I was reading any newspaper.
    I was reading the newspaper in this room this morning.
    I was reading the newspaper I usually read.
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    I was reading any newspaper.

    Does it really make sense? What does it mean?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taka View Post
    I was reading any newspaper.

    Does it really make sense? What does it mean?
    "I was reading a newspaper" means I was reading any newspaper no a particular newspaper.

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    So the underlying idea is the same as, say, 'I was reading a book'?
    Last edited by Taka; 09-Mar-2012 at 01:31.

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