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    Never give up on someone you can't spend a day not thinking about

    Hello everybody!

    Does "Never give up on someone you can't spend a day not thinking about" mean "Never give up on someone about whom you can't stop thinking for a (single) day" or "Never give up on someone who(m) you can't stop thinking about for a (single) day"?

    Thank you.

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    Re: Never give up on someone you can't spend a day not thinking about

    What do you see as the difference between your two alternatives?
    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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    Re: Never give up on someone you can't spend a day not thinking about

    The only difference is that the second version uses the preposition at the end, before "for a (single) day".

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    Re: Never give up on someone you can't spend a day not thinking about

    Quote Originally Posted by JACEK1 View Post
    The only difference is that the second version uses the preposition at the end, before "for a (single) day".
    Well, they mean the same, JACEK1.

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    Re: Never give up on someone you can't spend a day not thinking about

    Is it possible to give up on someone that you think about every day?

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    Re: Never give up on someone you can't spend a day not thinking about

    I don't think it is possible but there is one English saying that I like very much, namely, "It's better to have loved and lost than to never have loved".

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    Re: Never give up on someone you can't spend a day not thinking about

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Is it possible to give up on someone that you think about every day?
    Yes, it is. By making yourself stop thinking about her/him.

    Quote Originally Posted by JACEK1 View Post
    I don't think it is possible but there is one English saying that I like very much, namely, "It's better to have loved and lost than to never have loved".
    There could be a difference between being obsessed about someone and loving them.

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