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    #1

    or vice versa

    Can one say
    a. Sometimes what he said was incomprehensible to others, or vice versa.
    b. Sometimes what he said was incomprehensible to certain others, or vice versa.

    ?

    Does (b) mean that sometimes the same people said things that was incomprehensible to him?


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    Re: or vice versa

    Your example sentences are fine.
    "Certain others" means a specific group of people.

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    Re: or vice versa

    Thank you so much Teechar,

    So there is a difference between (a) and (b)? In (b) it is always the same people who say things that are incomprehensible to him. Right?

    Many thanks.

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    Re: or vice versa

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    So there is a difference between (a) and (b)?
    Yes, as you can see from my previous answer.

    Quote Originally Posted by azz View Post
    In (b) it is always the same people who say things that are incomprehensible to him. Right?
    Not necessarily. For example, it could be a reference to people from a specific region.

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