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    Red face Difference between sentences using 'hate'

    Hello teachers,

    I would like to ask about a small difference which is confusing me.

    I don't hate practising football everyday.
    I hate not practising Football everyday.

    At the end, they both have the same meaning, don't they? what's the difference?

    If there is any problem ,or the difference can be known by studying a certain lesson in grammar, will you tell which lesson is it? To focus on it.


    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Difference between sentences using 'hate'

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post
    I would like to ask about a small difference which is confusing me.

    I don't hate practising football everyday.
    I hate not practising Ffootball everyday.

    AtIn the end, they both have the same meaning, don't they?
    No. In the first, the speaker presumably practises every day. S/he does not hate this.
    In the second, s/he does not practise every day.s/he hates this.

    'Every day' is two words here.

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    Re: Difference between sentences using 'hate'

    Well, in the first one, it means that she loves the idea, but in the second one, she hates the idea s/he doesn't practise everyday?

    Why 'at the end' is wrong?,though. is 'at the beginning' is the same as 'at the end'?

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    Re: Difference between sentences using 'hate'

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post
    Well, in the first one, it means that she loves the idea,
    You do not necessarily love something if you don't hate it.
    but in the second one, she hates the idea s/he doesn't practise everyday?
    That's close.

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