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    Default any difference?

    (1)Where could we find the money to pay for his surgery?
    (2)Where would we find the money to pay for his surgery?

    (1),(2) have the same meaning?

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    Default Re: any difference?

    Number 2 sounds more abstract- you're debating in more general terms the possibility of his having the surgery. In 1, you are looking more closely at the issue.
    Last edited by Tdol; 09-Dec-2004 at 03:59.

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