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    Are these equally OK? Or is one better than the other? If so, which is it and why is it better?

    ・In your life, you experience many things including something you didn't expect.
    ・In your life, you experience many things including something you don't expect.

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    Re: tense

    Quote Originally Posted by Taka View Post
    Are these equally OK? Or is one better than the other? If so, which is it and why is it better?

    ・In your life, you experience many things including some things you didn't expect.
    ・In your life, you experience many things including some things you don't expect.
    Now they are both OK.

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    Re: tense

    Why does 'something' sound wrong here?

    And if they both sound OK with 'some things', is there any semantic difference between them? No difference whatsoever?

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    #4

    Re: tense

    'Something' suggests just one thing.

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    Re: tense

    OK.

    And what about this question?

    Quote Originally Posted by Taka View Post
    And if they both sound OK with 'some things', is there any semantic difference between them? No difference whatsoever?

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