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    because I am ... part 2

    a. He chose me because I am fast, not strong.
    b. He chose me because I am fast, not because I am strong.

    Can we tell if the speaker is strong nor not?

    Aren't both sentences somewhat ambiguous in that regards?

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    Re: because I am ... part 2

    Quote Originally Posted by azz View Post
    a. He chose me because I am fast, not strong.
    b. He chose me because I am fast, not because I am strong.

    Can we tell if the speaker is strong nor not? No.

    Aren't both sentences somewhat ambiguous in that regard? No.
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    Re: because I am ... part 2

    I think Rover is saying that just because the sentences don't clarify whether you are strong or not, that doesn't make them ambiguous, because strength is not an issue. I agree.

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