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    a different man

    Are these sentences correct:

    1) A different nurse stayed with every elderly lady until she was replaced by another nurse.


    2) A different man played chess against every woman until he got bored.


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    Re: a different man

    I don't understand the uses of the word "different".

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    Re: a different man

    Thank you very much, Mike, for all your replies,

    I saw a sentence like this somewhere, but I can't find it. I think the idea was that it was not the same man. A nurse per every elderly lady. A man per every woman. I don't know if that works. The problem is that if one takes out 'different', one would get the right meaning... I think...

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    Re: a different man

    If it were a different person every day, very soon one would run out of people.
    Last edited by MikeNewYork; 05-Nov-2015 at 06:11.

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