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    Meachum and Johnson were verdicted life sentences but the court talked/said nothing of Swagger
    Which is the right one and can you differentatebetween talk and say?

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    Default Re: Meachum and Johnson were verdicted life sentences but the court talked/said nothi

    Quote Originally Posted by belly_ttt View Post
    Meachum and Johnson were verdicted life sentences but the court talked/said nothing of Swagger
    Which is the right one and can you differentatebetween talk and say?
    Hey, belly!

    Meachum and Johnson were convicted and sentenced to life in prison; but the courtsaid nothing about Swagger.

    The basic difference between 'talk' and 'said': 'said' means to state as in an opinion or judgment. "The judge said Johnson was 'not guilty'.

    'Talk' means to communicate or exchange ideas, by speaking: "Today we will talk about poetry."

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    Default Re: Meachum and Johnson were verdicted life sentences but the court talked/said nothi

    I was wrong. Verdict is a noun, . Can I use like this "Meachum and Johnson were both returned a verdicts...."?

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    Default Re: Meachum and Johnson were verdicted life sentences but the court talked/said nothi

    Quote Originally Posted by belly_ttt View Post
    I was wrong. Verdict is a noun, . Can I use like this "Meachum and Johnson were both returned a verdicts...."?
    No: "The verdict was that Meachum and Johnson were both guilty and they were sentenced to life imprisonment".

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    "The jury returned the verdict that..."

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