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    all students have access to a computer

    The course requires that all students have access to a computer.
    The course requires that all students have the right or chance to use a computer.


    Are the above two sentences about the same in meaning? Thanks.

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    Re: all students have access to a computer

    No. The first sentence means that all students must have a computer available for them to use.

    The second sentence indicates that there is nothing prohibiting them from using a computer if one is available, but it doesn't necessarily mean that one is available.

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    Re: all students have access to a computer

    Thanks, Ouisch, for the tricky explanation.

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