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    unwilling vs. refusing


    "Sam is unwilling to make it happen."
    "Sam is refusing to make it happen."

    Are the two sentences identical in meaning?

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    Re: unwilling vs. refusing

    No. If Sam refuses to make it happen, then he/she is simply not going to make it happen. If he/she is unwilling, there is still a chance that he/she could be convinced to make it happen.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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