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    Is this sentence correct:

    1-The play was a disappointment for the publicity it had received.

    and does it mean:
    a-The play was a disappointment considering the publicity it had received.
    or:
    b-The play was a disappointment in spite of the publicity it had received.

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    Default Re: for/considering/in spite of

    1-The play was a disappointment for the publicity it had received.

    That sentence means nothing to me.
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    Default Re: for/considering/in spite of

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    1-The play was a disappointment for the publicity it had received.

    That sentence means nothing to me.
    I agree - I don't know what this is supposed to mean either. My guess would be "considering"" but I really would be guessing.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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