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    #11

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    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    Polyester, do you realize that this sentence involves three (not two) people?
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    I don't know. I know it now.
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    #12

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    So, how many people should be involved, two or three? Let us know because the sentence may need to be changed.

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    #13

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    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    So, how many people should be involved, two or three? Let us know because the sentence may need to be changed.
    Two people.
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    #14

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    Aha! I thought so.
    In that case you need:
    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    My manager told me that you I have been fired.
    In this sentence, "I" refers to Polyester.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    My manager told me that you have been fired.
    This one involves three people - The speaker (Polyester), the listener, and the manager. Here, "you" refers to the listener (not to Polyester).

    Do you understand my point, Polyester?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 19-Jun-2019 at 22:12. Reason: fixing typo

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    #15

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    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    Aha! I thought so.
    In that case you need:

    In this sentence, "I" refers to Polyester.

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    This one involves three people - The speaker (Polyester), the listener, and the manager. Here, "you" refers to the listener (not to Polyester).

    Do you understand my point, Polyester?
    The first sentence is very clear that I have been fired. My boss told me directly, just two people.

    The second sentence I can understand what you mean. I try to do the explanation to you.
    For example, I'm talking to the Peter that my Manager told me that Peter have been fired.
    A person(my Manager) told me(Polyester) that you(Peter) have been fired.
    Is it correct?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 19-Jun-2019 at 22:12.
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    #16

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    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    The first sentence is very clear. It says that I have been fired. My boss told me directly, just two people.

    In the second sentence, I can understand think I know what you mean. I will try to do the explanation explain it to you.
    For example, I'm talking saying to the Peter that my manager told me that Peter has have been fired.
    Is it correct?
    Yes! Your interpretation is correct.

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    #17

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    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    teechar,
    I don't didn't know, but I know it now.
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    #18

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    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    So, how many people should be involved, two or three? Let us know because the sentence may need to be changed.
    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    Two people.
    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    Aha! I thought so.
    Great instinct, teechar.

    (Good to see your spidey-senses still tingling so well.)

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    #19

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    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    Please check my sentence and correct any errors.


    My manager told me that you have been fired.
    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Perfect!
    Polyester, this demonstrates that it's easy to write a grammatical sentence that doesn't say what you want it to.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #20

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    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Polyester, this demonstrates that it's easy to write a grammatical sentence that doesn't say what you want it to.
    Goesstation,
    Do you mean these is a grammatical sentence I written. But, it doesn't say that what I mean?
    It seems like a sentence and grammar is correct. However, I can't able to understand the sentence meaning.
    Are there expressing what you mean?
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