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    Does this conversion work?

    How you will end up depends on you.→It depends on you how you will end up.

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    Default Re: depend

    Quote Originally Posted by Taka View Post
    Does this conversion work?

    How you will end up depends on you.→It depends on you how you will end up.
    Yes.

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    Default Re: depend

    It works as long as you're happy that the second version has a totally different meaning from the first.

    Edited - apologies. I misread the original.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 25-May-2012 at 07:59.

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    Default Re: depend

    I cannot see the difference in meaning
    Not a teacher.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Yes.
    Would you agree with emsr2d2?

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    Default Re: depend

    Perhaps I am being a little slow this morning, but I can't see the difference.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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    Default Re: depend

    Apologies. I misread the second version and didn't see the first "you". I thought the conversion just said "It depends on how you end up".

    Now that I have re-read it, I agree they mean the same.

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    Default Re: depend

    Allow me to pick up this old thread. About this:

    It depends on you how you will end up.

    If it were this instead, would it still sound OK?

    It depends on you how to end up.

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    Default Re: depend

    Quote Originally Posted by Taka View Post
    Allow me to pick up this old thread. About this:

    It depends on you how you will end up.

    If it were this instead, would it still sound OK?

    It depends on you how to end up.
    No, that doesn't work.

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