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    Please any one can tell me the meaning of the phrase "open casket funeral"

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    Welcome to the forums.

    There are different conventions for funerals. Some societies/communities prefer that the body is enclosed completely with the coffin lid down so that it cannot be seen; others will leave the coffin lid open until the coffin is removed to the burial ground or crematorium, so that the mourners can see the person. This is an "open casket funeral".

    "Casket" is an American term for coffin.

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    Please also explain the difference between "he works" and " he does work"

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    Default Re: He works VS He does work

    Quote Originally Posted by drsamehnour View Post
    Please also explain the difference between "he works" and " he does work"
    It's hard to say without more context whether there really is any difference between the two. But there can be a difference. "He works for XYZ Company most likely means that he is an employee of that company. "He does work for XYZ Company" most likely means that he is an independent contractor and that he does business with XYZ Company either on a regular basis or occasionally.



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