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    I don't like him wearing that suit.

    Can't this sentence be used in two different ways?
    1-meaning: "I don't like his wearing that suit." The fact that he wears it.
    2-meaning: "I don' t find him attractive in that suit."

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    Quote Originally Posted by navi
    I don't like him wearing that suit.

    Can't this sentence be used in two different ways?
    1-meaning: "I don't like his wearing that suit." The fact that he wears it.
    2-meaning: "I don' t find him attractive in that suit."
    It could mean the second, but there would be better ways to phrase that. It most likely means the first.

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    What Mike said.

    :wink:

    (For the second meaning it would probably be better to say: "I don't like the way he looks in that suit.")

    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    What Mike said.

    :wink:

    (For the second meaning it would probably be better to say: "I don't like the way he looks in that suit.")

    :)
    Much better. :wink:

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