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    #1

    Are they different?

    Hi!
    1- Tom are watching Alice in the garden.
    2- In the garden, Tom are watching Alice.

    3- Tom are watching Alice from the garden.
    4- From the garden, Tom are watching Alice.
    Are they different, please?

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    #2

    Re: Are they different?

    In all of them, 'are' should be 'is'.

    in #1, it's possible that Tom is not in the garden; Alice is. In #2, they are both in the garden
    in #3 and #4, Tom is in the garden, but Alice is not.

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    #3

    Re: Are they different?

    Quote Originally Posted by hoangkha View Post
    Hi!
    1- Tom are is watching Alice in the garden.
    2- In the garden, Tom are is watching Alice.

    3- Tom are is watching Alice from the garden.
    4- From the garden, Tom are is watching Alice.
    Are they different, please?
    1. Alice is in the garden and Tom is watching her.
    2. Tom is in the garden and is watching Alice.
    3. Tom is in the garden and is watching Alice. (Alice may not be in the garden.)
    4. Tom is in the garden and is watching Alice. (Alice may not be in the garden.)

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