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    with

    1-It was with Jane that I saw John.

    Can't this sentence mean two things:

    a-I was with Jane when I saw John.
    b-When I saw John, Jane was with him.

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    Re: with

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    1-It was with Jane that I saw John.

    Can't this sentence mean two things:

    a-I was with Jane when I saw John.
    b-When I saw John, Jane was with him.
    Yes, it's ambiguous.

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