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    How about meaning?

    I wrote a letter to the company, and I described it as going against the law.

    =I wrote a letter to the company, describing it as going against the law.

    I converted the first to the second and I think either one is the same in meaning. What do you think? And by any chance, the meaning of the sentence is somewhat unnatural to you?

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    #2

    Re: How about meaning?

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    As long as who ever is reading this knows what "it" refers to, both sentences are fine. Personally, I favor the second sentence.

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    #3

    Re: How about meaning?

    =I wrote a letter to the company, and the letter described it as going against the law.

    Thank you and how about the sentence? Do you feel any big difference in meaning between them?

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    Re: How about meaning?

    They're all unnatural to me.

    'I wrote a letter to the company accusing them of breaking the law.'

    Rover

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    #5

    Re: How about meaning?

    A better thread title would have been "I wrote a letter to the company ..."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: How about meaning?

    'I wrote a letter to the company accusing them of breaking the law.'

    Here,
    'accusing them of breaking the law' modifies a letter? Thank you.

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    #7

    Re: How about meaning?

    Yes.

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