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    #1

    came to be involved vs were involved

    Hi,

    Question1:

    What does "come to" mean in my sentence 1?
    Question2:
    Any difference between sentence 1 and 2?

    Sentence1

    Please summarise the example and how you came to be involved in a project.
    Sentence2
    Please summarise the example and how you were involved in a project.

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    #2

    Re: came to be involved vs were involved

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    Question1:
    What does "came to" mean in my sentence 1? "came to be" means 'became'.
    Question2:
    Any difference between sentence 1 and 2? yes

    Sentence1
    Please summarise the example and how you came to be involved in a project.
    It means how/why you became involved.
    Sentence2
    Please summarise the example and how you were involved in a project. It means after you joined the project, what was your role in the project.

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    #3

    Re: came to be involved vs were involved

    Quote Originally Posted by 2006 View Post
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    "why you became involved."

    Does this mean that I need to describe the time when I started to join the team?

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    #4

    Re: came to be involved vs were involved

    You need to say WHY you joined the team.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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