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    Default You can/can't imagine how I have suffered from his anger

    You can/can't imagine how I have suffered from his anger.

    Can we use 'can' to replace the 'can't' in this sentence without changing much of the meaning of the sentence?

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    Default Re: You can/can't imagine how I have suffered from his anger

    Quote Originally Posted by joham View Post
    You can/can't imagine how I have suffered from his anger.

    Can we use 'can' to replace the 'can't' in this sentence without changing much of the meaning of the sentence?
    No. The suffering is so terrible that you cannot imagine it. You do not have the experience to imagine my suffering.

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    Default Re: You can/can't imagine how I have suffered from his anger

    You can use 'can', but the meaning will be changed. The overall effect is weaker.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 07-Dec-2012 at 07:38.

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