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    difference in meaning between sentences

    1. I believe after I arrived there, I will be welcomed by their family.

    2. I believe when I arrived there, I will be welcomed by his family.

    Are both sentences correct and, if so, what is the difference in meaning?

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    #2

    Re: difference in meaning between sentences

    No, A is correct but B is not, I think

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    Re: difference in meaning between sentences

    In both, it should be 'arrive'. It depends on your relationship with the person/people; if it's a couple, say, and their family, then you'd use 'their'.

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    Re: difference in meaning between sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    In both, it should be 'arrive'. It depends on your relationship with the person/people; if it's a couple, say, and their family, then you'd use 'their'.
    In both, it should be 'arrive'. Thanks, Tdol. I'm master of careless mistakes. It should have been 'arrive'.

    However, many thanks for your reply.

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    Re: difference in meaning between sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    In both, it should be 'arrive'. It depends on your relationship with the person/people; if it's a couple, say, and their family, then you'd use 'their'.
    Hi Tdol

    1. I believe after I arrive there, I will be welcomed by their family.

    2. I believe when I arrive there, I will be welcomed by his family.

    What about 'after' and 'when': which should I use?

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    Last edited by kohyoongliat; 04-May-2007 at 17:39.

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    Re: difference in meaning between sentences

    For me, I prefer to use "when" because it sounds great to my ears. :) :) :)

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