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    #1

    another way to say "This flaw is not small enough to ignore."

    Do you think (2) means the same thing as (1) does?

    (1) This flaw is not small enough to ignore. (Liberman 2004)
    (2) This flaw is too big to ignore.

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    Seiichi MYOGA

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    Re: another way to say "This flaw is not small enough to ignore."

    Quote Originally Posted by Seiichi MYOGA View Post
    Do you think (2) means the same thing as (1) does?

    (1) This flaw is not small enough to ignore. (Liberman 2004)
    (2) This flaw is too big to ignore.

    Thank you in advance
    Seiichi MYOGA

    They both mean the same really.
    1) is saying that if the flaw was a bit smaller, maybe we would ignore it.
    2) is saying that if the flaw was not quite so big, maybe we would ignore it.

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