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    Default passed/went under the bridge

    1-The boat went undert the bridge.

    Can't this sentence mean two things:
    a-The boat went there and stopped.
    b-The boat passed under the bridge. (It went through the space under the bridge... so to speak.)

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    Default Re: passed/went under the bridge

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    1-The boat went undert the bridge.

    Can't this sentence mean two things:
    a-The boat went there and stopped.
    b-The boat passed under the bridge. (It went through the space under the bridge... so to speak.)

    Gratefully,
    Navi.
    The most likely meaning is "b".

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    Default Re: passed/went under the bridge

    B) is more likely. It could be a), though as this is less usual, the speaker might add some more information to make this clear if it were the case.

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