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    #1

    Please do not make noises and keep silent/silence.

    Is the sentence "Please do not make noises and keep silent/silence." ambiguous?
    Is that sentence meaning "Please keep silent/silence and do not make noises." or "Please do not make noises and do not keep silent/silence."?


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    Re: Please do not make noises and keep silent/silence.

    It's redundant and potentially contradictory.

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    Re: Please do not make noises and keep silent/silence.

    Quote Originally Posted by Hiya Raymond View Post
    Is the sentence "Please do not make noises noise and keep silent. /silence ." ambiguous? Perhaps redundant but not ambiguous.
    Is that sentence meaning "Please keep silent/silence and do not make noises." or "Please do not make noises and do not keep silent/silence."? See above.


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