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    msharma is offline Newbie
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    Smile Grammar Query

    Please tell me what is the difference beyween " He played." and " He did Play". Thanks in advance.

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    Default Re: Grammar Query

    The second form is more emphatic, so it could be used to show surprise/shock, etc, or to correct a statement that he didn't play, etc.

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