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    Hello!
    Do the sentences imply the same:
    "This text requires attentive reading" and
    "One should read the text closely"?
    Thanks in advance!

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    They do, but the first doesn't sound natural at all to me.


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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    They do, but the first doesn't sound natural at all to me.
    Thank you, Tdol!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anatoly
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    They do, but the first doesn't sound natural at all to me.
    Thank you, Tdol!
    Not at all.

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