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    GeneD is offline Senior Member
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    It took him two days to work the code out.

    It took him two days to work the code out.

    What code do you think is being talked about in the sentence above? A set of rules? Or one used for secret messages? Is it clear from the sentence?
    If it's not too much trouble to you, could you please correct any errors I might have made in this post?

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    GeneD is offline Senior Member
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    Re: It took him two days to work the code out.

    Unfortunately, what I have is this single sentence. It's an example from the grammar book I'm looking through at the moment.
    If it's not too much trouble to you, could you please correct any errors I might have made in this post?

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    Re: It took him two days to work the code out.

    Do you think that it could mean either one: a set of rules or a secret code? Theoretically speaking.
    If it's not too much trouble to you, could you please correct any errors I might have made in this post?

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    Re: It took him two days to work the code out.

    Quote Originally Posted by GeneD View Post
    Do you think that it could mean either one: a set of rules or a secret code? Theoretically speaking.
    Yes, either one. As a usage example, it doesn't matter which.
    I am not a teacher.

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