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    Martha Rinas is offline Newbie
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    Default what's the difference?

    Dear friends,
    I'd like to know the difference between "I like black coffee" and "I like my coffee black"
    thanks
    Martha Rinas

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    Teia is offline Key Member
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    Default Re: what's the difference?

    Quote Originally Posted by Martha Rinas View Post
    Dear friends,
    I'd like to know the difference between "I like black coffee" and "I like my coffee black"
    thanks
    Martha Rinas
    My opinion:

    "I like black coffee" - in general

    "I like my coffee black" - I put an emphasis on the idea that I like coffee black only.

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