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    #1

    Smile Tyler has a wild imagination.

    Tyler has a wild imagination. He loves science, but is Cindy the girl of his dreams?



    Is the bolded line all but identical with "Tyler is very imaginative" or with "Tyler has an incredible imagination?" Thanks.


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    Re: Tyler has a wild imagination.

    Probably closer to the second.

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    Smile Re: Tyler has a wild imagination.

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Probably closer to the second.
    Thanks, Anglika.

    I'd like to hear your interpretation so that I can pin it down.


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    Re: Tyler has a wild imagination.

    I can't reconcile Tyler's wild imagination with his liking for science and for the girl. It's rather a non sequitur.

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    Smile Re: Tyler has a wild imagination.

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    I can't reconcile Tyler's wild imagination with his liking for science and for the girl. It's rather a non sequitur.
    Thanks, Anglika.
    You're writing Greek to me again, but I like it though. I learn more from Greek English. Do you mean "I can't agree the logic between Tyler's wild imagination with his liking for science and for the girl. They are irrelavent?"

    A as aside, I can find 'sequitur" nowhere in my dictionary. What does it mean?


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    Re: Tyler has a wild imagination.

    non sequitur = a conclusion that does not logically follow from the previous argument or statement.

    The statement about his wild imagination has no connection with the statement about his likes.

    If I say this, the two statements connect:

    Tyler has a wild imagination - he thinks he and Cindy will fly to the moon together.

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    Re: Tyler has a wild imagination.

    Thanks, Anglika.
    Got it.

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