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    talked about how....

    1-We talked about how we had sold everything we had.

    2-We talked about how we made a great couple.

    3-He was bragging about how he had beaten me.

    4-He was bragging about how he was a great father.


    In which of the sentences above:
    a-'how' means 'the fact that'
    and in which does it mean:
    b-the manner in which

    Gratefully,
    Navi,

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    Re: talked about how....

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    1-We talked about how we had sold everything we had.

    2-We talked about how we made a great couple.

    3-He was bragging about how he had beaten me.

    4-He was bragging about how he was a great father.


    In which of the sentences above:
    a-'how' means 'the fact that'
    and in which does it mean:
    b-the manner in which

    Gratefully,
    Navi,
    Depending on the context, each of them could have either meaning.

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