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    1-I decided to leave again.
    Could this mean that it was the second time I was making the decision to leave, not that I decided to leave after having left and come back once?

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    Here you may take both meanings into considreation, it depends on the tone of the sentence, I think.

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    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan
    1-I decided to leave again.
    Could this mean that it was the second time I was making the decision to leave, not that I decided to leave after having left and come back once?
    It could have either meaning, but I would read it as leaving again after he came back. If the other meaning had been intended, the writer should have written: I again decided to leave. :wink:

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    I see it the same way as Mike does. If somebody has decided to leave again I would assume he had left before.

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