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    Harder

    What does "think harder" mean in the following context?

    The sinking of the Titanic made people think harder about the safety of passengers on ships.

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    Re: Harder

    Quote Originally Posted by shb27 View Post
    What does "think harder" mean in the following context?

    The sinking of the Titanic made people think harder about the safety of passengers on ships.
    It means to consider the subject more deeply and more carefully.

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    Re: Harder

    NOT A TEACHER.

    This sentence is as important to me as to you. I want to know what it means too. Perhaps it means to be more careful on journeys on ships. Doesn't it?
    Let's see what others' opinions.

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    Re: Harder

    Do you mean harder mean more serious?

    So I can also say "The sinking of the Titanic made people think more serious about the safety of passengers on ships".
    Last edited by shb27; 05-Aug-2013 at 03:42.

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    Re: Harder

    The answer was given in the second post in this thread.

    (The grammar is "more seriously" not "more serious."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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