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    #1

    Thanked posts???!!!!

    Hi
    what is the difference between these sentences:
    Find all thanked posts by Mhd shaher
    Find all posts thanked by Mhd shaher


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    #2

    Re: Thanked posts???!!!!

    Find all thanked posts by Mhd shaher
    =Find all posts written by Mhd shaher that others have thanked him for.
    Find all posts thanked by Mhd shaher
    =Find all posts written by other members of the forum, where Mhd shaher has expressed his thanks for their contribution.
    Last edited by David L.; 24-May-2009 at 12:47.

  2. Mhd shaher's Avatar
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    #3

    Re: Thanked posts???!!!!

    but is there some confusion here?..
    I mean is there a rule?
    I mean that the beginning learners may treat both the same: Thanked posts by Mhd Shaher - posts thanked by Mhd Shaher (I feel that they are the same: they both mean that Mhd Shaher thanked posts)
    Can you sir tell me what is the rule?.. I want to deep in that because I am academic not learner..

    Thank you for your interest..

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    #4

    Re: Thanked posts???!!!!

    yeah..it seems for me that they are the same. we need expert then.

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    #5

    Re: Thanked posts???!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Mhd shaher View Post
    Hi
    what is the difference between these sentences:
    Find all thanked posts by Mhd shaher
    Find all posts thanked by Mhd shaher
    Neither of the sentences are very good, in my opinion.

    If you want to express the idea properly, then they should be something like this.

    "Find all posts in which Mhd shaher has thanked others."
    "Find all posts in which Mhd shaher has been thanked."

    No more confusion.

    I am not a teacher.

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