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    A pencil is on the desk.

    1. There is a pencil on the desk.
    2. A pencil is on the desk.
    #1 is correct. Is #2 also acceptable?
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    Re: A pencil is on the desk.

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    1. There is a pencil on the desk.
    2. A pencil is on the desk.
    #1 is correct. Is #2 also acceptable?
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    They're both correct.

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    Re: A pencil is on the desk.

    What's the difference in meaning between them?

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    Re: A pencil is on the desk.

    Very little. The first one is more specific in directing attention to the pencil's location.

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