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    Smile saves time as well as money

    Some people believe that online shopping saves time as well as money.


    Which of the following two versions is closer in meaning to the above one? Thanks.


    Some people believe that online shopping saves not only time but also money.
    Some people believe that online shopping saves not only money but also time.
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    Re: saves time as well as money

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    Some people believe that online shopping saves time as well as money.


    Which of the following two versions is closer in meaning to the above one? Thanks.


    Some people believe that online shopping saves not only time but also money.
    Some people believe that online shopping saves not only money but also money.
    The first one - the second one does not actually make logical sense.

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    Re: saves time as well as money

    Sorry, Anglika.
    There is a typo in the last version, namely, the last word should be time instead of money.
    After this proofreading, which is closer in meaning to the first one?


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    Re: saves time as well as money

    They are equal - there is no difference in content, merely in whether money or time is cited first.

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    Re: saves time as well as money

    Thanks, Anglika, for the reply.
    But could you sense there is diverse emphasis on either money or time in each different version?


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    Re: saves time as well as money

    No - there is no difference in emphasis. Money and time are on equal basis.

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