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    Thumbs down What 's the difference among these sentence

    1.a) Seeing the pitiful sight he wept all the day. 1.b)to see the pitiful sight he wept all the day.

    2.a) Coming to India he saw the Tajmahal. 2.b) he saw the Tajmahal to come to India.

    3.a)Seeing the bear his friend ran away. 3.b) his friend ran away to see the bear.

    Do these sentence above carry the same meaning and are these sentence grammatically correct?

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    Re: What 's the difference among these sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by Babai View Post
    1.a) Seeing the pitiful sight he wept all the day. 1.b)to see the pitiful sight he wept all the day.

    2.a) Coming to India he saw the Tajmahal. 2.b) he saw the Tajmahal to come to India.

    3.a)Seeing the bear his friend ran away. 3.b) his friend ran away to see the bear.

    Do these sentence above carry the same meaning and are these sentence grammatically correct?
    3.a)Seeing the bear his friend ran away. 3.b) His friend ran away to see the bear.

    These two are OK but they have different meanings None of the others is acceptable.

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    Re: What 's the difference among these sentence

    Your title should be What's the difference between these sentences?


    ​Rover

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