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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
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    Every day, he comes here in his company's big car.
    The word big says to me that it is the only big car that company owns. Also, it is one and only one car.

    Well, the way I see it, it's anyone's guess. The company might have more than one car (and all are big cars) and the reason the word "big" stands out is because there might be other companies around that are driving only small cars.

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    I hadn't seen it that way, but it is entirely possible.

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