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    navi tasan is offline Key Member
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    when they dated him

    1) He mistreated women when they dated him.

    Does this mean:
    a) He mistreated all of the women who dated him.
    or:
    b) He mistreated some of the women who dated him.

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    Navi.

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    J&K Tutoring Guest

    Re: when they dated him

    It could mean either one, though the assumption would be your example a.

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    Re: when they dated him

    As in your other example about being rude to women, it's much more natural to say "the women he dated" rather than "the women who dated him".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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