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    some ambiguity

    -Some of my friends are coming over tonight.
    1-I don't like some fo your friends coming over tonight.

    Is sentece 1 correct in this context?
    Is in ambiguous.
    Can't it mean:
    a-I don't like some of those friends of yours who are coming over tonight.
    b-I don't like the fact that some of your friends are coming over tonight. I wouldn't like some of your friends to come over tonight.

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    Re: some ambiguity

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    -Some of my friends are coming over tonight.
    1-I don't like some fo your friends coming over tonight.

    Is sentece 1 correct in this context?
    Is in ambiguous.
    Can't it mean:
    a-I don't like some of those friends of yours who are coming over tonight.
    b-I don't like the fact that some of your friends are coming over tonight. I wouldn't like some of your friends to come over tonight.
    Yes, it's ambiguous. That's why we generally don't form sentences that way.

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