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    Do these sentences have the same meaning?

    Are they grammatically correct? and do they have the same meaning?

    1 a) Many people had never ventured further the outskirts of their towns and villages.

    1 b) Many people had never ventured beyond the outskirts of their towns and villages.

    2 a) The railways did more than revolutionise travel.

    2 b) The railways produced more than revolutionise travel.

    2 c) The railways caused more than revolutionise travel.

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    Re: Do these sentences have the same meaning?

    Quote Originally Posted by dilodi83 View Post

    1 a) Many people had never ventured further than the outskirts of their towns and villages.
    1 b) Many people had never ventured beyond the outskirts of their towns and villages.

    2 a) The railways did more than revolutionise travel.
    2 b) The railways produced more than revolutionise travel. X
    2 c) The railways caused more than revolutionise travel. X
    1a and 1b mean pretty much the same.

    2b and 2c are not acceptable English.

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