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    different understanding

    Hi
    I always wonder of the difference between these sentences...
    1-I will leave -I will be leaving
    2-I got my eggs frozen -I froze my eggs
    If somebody tell u one of these two sentences do you get a different understanding ?


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    Re: different understanding

    I will leave -I will be leaving

    The latter expresses more intense emotion on the part of the speaker

    I got my eggs frozen = I arranged for somebody else to freeze my eggs
    I got my eggs frozen = a bad thing happened to me: my eggs became frozen.

    I froze my eggs -- I = actor, I did it


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    Re: different understanding

    THANK u but
    "The latter expresses more intense emotion on the part of the speaker"
    Is there more clear explanation.....

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