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  1. Unregistered
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    ONLY

    Can you explain the following sentences to me please?

    Only I speak English
    I only speak English
    I speak only English
    I speak English only


    Thanks in advance........

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    Re: ONLY

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Can you explain the following sentences to me please?

    Only I speak English = "I am the only person who speaks English".
    I only speak English = "English is the only languge I speak".
    I speak only English = "English is the only language I speak".
    I speak English only = "English is the only language I speak".


    Thanks in advance........
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    Re: ONLY

    The first can also mean: "But I do speak English."

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