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    Involved in accident

    "He met with an accident" or "He was involved in an accident" both mean same right?.

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    Re: Involved in accident

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "He met with an accident" or "He was involved in an accident" do both mean the same?.
    Yes.
    "Invading armies have no rights." Noam Chomsky

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    Re: Involved in accident

    I would say that if he met with an accident, he was injured or struck or whatever.


    If he was involved in an accident, he could have caused it but not actually been injured or affected otherwise.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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