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    1) He died of cancer. 2) He died from cancer. ----Please let me know whether there is any difference in meaning between the two sentences.

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    Not really, in my opinion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by squarepeg
    1) He died of cancer. 2) He died from cancer. ----Please let me know whether there is any difference in meaning between the two sentences.
    I don't see any difference either. :wink:

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    I doubt that the corpse has strong opinions either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I doubt that the corpse has strong opinions either.

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