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  1. Key Member
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      • Native Language:
      • Armenian
      • Home Country:
      • Iran
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      • United States

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
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    #1

    for having gone through all that

    Can one use:
    1) He dances well for not being a professional dancer.
    instead of:
    2) He dances well for someone who is not a professional dancer.


    Can one use:
    3) He looks good for having gone through all that hardship.

    instead of:
    4) He looks good for someone who has gone through all that hardship.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.

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      • Australia
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    • Join Date: Jun 2008
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    #2

    Re: for having gone through all that

    No, one can't.

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