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    Identify

    I have a question about the usage of the verb "identify". Could "identify" be used in two directions like the following:


    1. "John Doe was identified as the intruder of the meeting."
    2. "The intruder of meeting was identified as John Doe."


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    Re: Identify

    Yes it could, but say "intruder at the meeting."

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    Re: Identify

    It would be less confusing if you chose any other name for the intruder.

    'John Doe' is used to refer to an unidentified person.

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