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  1. Gorkem Atay's Avatar
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    were taken/your being taken

    What is the difference between these two sentences?

    1."I remembered that you were taken to the police station."
    2."I remembered your being taken to the police station."
    I have no English teacher, I try to improve my language on my own. Thanks for your help.

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    Re: were taken/your being taken

    Quote Originally Posted by Gorkem Atay View Post
    What is the difference between these two sentences?

    1."I remembered that you were taken to the police station." This is the easier one. It means you recalled a fact: that I was taken to the police station.
    2."I remembered your being taken to the police station." This is more than just recalling a fact. It means that you were a witness when the police took me. You were there. You saw it.

    ​You can also say "I remembered you being taken...." or "I remember when you were taken...." They all mean the same thing.
    Good question!

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