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    Default Check next sentences....

    Hi,


    Please check next three sentences...

    1) Tony said he had seen Hee yesterday, but it couldn't be her as she is in Seoul now.

    2) Tony said he had seen Hee yesterday, but it couldn't have been her as ... .

    3) Tony ..... , but it can't have been her as ... .



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    Both (2) and (3) are acceptable, Nautes. Purists will insist on (2).

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    Default Thanks for your clear answer!

    What does that mean "The question is,' said Humpty Dumpty, 'which is to be master-- that's all."?

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    'Which is to be the master, the words or the user?' Read Chapter VI of Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass.

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