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    All of them will not come. Not all of them will come.

    1. All of them will not come.

    2. Not all of them will come.


    Are the both same in meaning?

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    Re: All of them will not come. Not all of them will come.

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post

    1. All of them will not come. Not a natural/typical statement. Could be understood as "none will come" or "some will not come".

    2. Not all of them will come. Or, "some will not come".


    Are the both same in meaning?
    b.

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    Re: All of them will not come. Not all of them will come.

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    b.

    How about "I didn't invite all of them"? Can it be understood as

    "I invited some of them" or "I invited none of them"?

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    Re: All of them will not come. Not all of them will come.

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    How about "I didn't invite all of them"? Can it be understood as

    "I invited some of them" or "I invited none of them"?
    I didn't invite all of them = I invited some of them.
    I didn't invite any of them = I invited none of them.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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