Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: any difference?

  1. Unregistered
    Guest
    #1

    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?

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Japan

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 44,589
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2

    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 04:59.

Similar Threads

  1. making the difference
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 13-Oct-2004, 17:47
  2. What's the difference?
    By Dany in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 12-Oct-2004, 19:21
  3. time difference
    By whl626 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 14-Jan-2004, 11:20
  4. What is the difference between in future and in the
    By Jenny Lau in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 22-Jul-2003, 22:27
  5. the difference between Past & P.P. in the meaning
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-Feb-2003, 17:06

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •