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    I say to my friends: Yesterday I talked to these people on the streets and the reac

    I say to my friends:

    Yesterday I talked to these people on the streets and the reaction I got wasn't good.

    Does this make sense? Should I add from them after I got, or is that unnecessary?

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    Re: I say to my friends: Yesterday I talked to these people on the streets and the

    Well, without "from them", it could be ambiguous. The reaction could have been from other people.

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    Re: I say to my friends: Yesterday I talked to these people on the streets and the

    So, it's better to add from them? But isn't it already clear who I'm talking to so the reaction would be from them?

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    Re: I say to my friends: Yesterday I talked to these people on the streets and the

    In one context, it is very clear. But as I said, there could be another context.

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    Re: I say to my friends: Yesterday I talked to these people on the streets and the

    What do you mean by that? I don't really understand. Can you explain. Thank you.

    The reaction was only from the people I spoke to randomly.

    Would you include from them?

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    Re: I say to my friends: Yesterday I talked to these people on the streets and the

    If the only reaction you got was from those people, then "from them" is not not needed.

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    Re: I say to my friends: Yesterday I talked to these people on the streets and the

    I'm sorry but there's an error in the sentence. It's supposed to be:

    Yesterday I talked to some people on the streets and the reaction I got was not good.

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    Re: I say to my friends: Yesterday I talked to these people on the streets and the

    No problem. It should also probably be on the "street" unless the people were in different places.

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    Re: I say to my friends: Yesterday I talked to these people on the streets and the

    That wouldn't change your answer then. So, from them is basically not needed. correct?

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    Re: I say to my friends: Yesterday I talked to these people on the streets and the

    What would have changed my answer is some context at the beginning. Please provide it in the future. That would decrease the waste of time.

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