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Do these sentences carry the same meaning?
It is bad manners to eat with your mouth open.
It is awkward to eat with your mouth open.
It is embarrasig to eat with your mouth open.
Last edited by Nathan Mckane; 18-Aug-2010 at 18:23.
Many people with bad manners feel no embarrassment at all. Perhaps they don't know better, or perhaps they simply don't care.
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.