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    #1

    It's Candice's gift

    If I say It's Candice's gift (about anything, a bike for example), what does it mean? Can you choose from the options below?
    1) It's a gift that Candice gave somebody.
    2) It's a gift that was given by somebody to Candice.
    3) It can mean both.
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    Re: It's Candice's gift

    Depending on the context, it can mean either 1) or 2). It cannot mean 'both'.

    It depends on the context.

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    Re: It's Candice's gift

    "Candice's gift" could also refer to a talent that Candice has.

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