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    #1

    not an intelligent person to....

    1-He was not intelligent to solve that problem.
    2-He was not a intelligent person to solve that problem.

    Can't these sentences mean two things:

    a-He was not an intelligent person and therefore could not solve the problem.
    b-He did solve the problem but that does not mean he was intelligent.

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    Navi.

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    #2

    Re: not an intelligent person to....

    Here's a natural sentence:

    'He was not intelligent enough to solve that problem.'

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