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    #1

    didn't even

    Can one use:
    1-Sally didn't even see it.
    instead of:
    1a-Even Sally didn't see it.


    Can one use:
    2-Sally couldn't even see it.
    instead of:
    2a-Even Sally couldn't see it.

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    Navi

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    #2

    Re: didn't even

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Can one use:
    1-Sally didn't even see it.
    instead of:
    1a-Even Sally didn't see it.


    Can one use:
    2-Sally couldn't even see it.
    instead of:
    2a-Even Sally couldn't see it.

    Gratefully
    Navi
    No, the meanings are different.

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    #3

    Re: didn't even

    You're right of course, bhai. I didn't read the question properly.

    Rover

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    #4

    Re: didn't even

    ... but you can say them all, in appropriate contexts.

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