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    Default negation

    Can one say:
    1-I didn't see some people at the party.
    instead of:
    There were some people I didn't see at the party.

    Can one say:
    2-I didn't see certain people at the party.
    instead of:
    There were some people I didn't see at the party.

    (Either they were there but I didn't see them or I expected them to be there and they weren't.)

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    Default Re: negation

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Can one say:
    1-I didn't see some people at the party.
    instead of:
    There were some people I didn't see at the party.

    Can one say:
    2-I didn't see certain people at the party.
    instead of:
    There were some people I didn't see at the party.

    (Either they were there but I didn't see them or I expected them to be there and they weren't.)

    1/ No, 2/ Yes.

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