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    Question what the differences between "Neil Armstrong became the first man" and ......

    Dear Mr Answer:
    Q:What the differences between "Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon" and "Neil Armstrong became the first man walking on the moon"
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    Re: what the differences between "Neil Armstrong became the first man" and ......

    Quote Originally Posted by shinji002 View Post
    Dear Mr Answer:
    Q:What the differences between "Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon" =the firts man who achieved that much. "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"



    and "Neil Armstrong became the first man walking on the moon"=the first man who was walking on the moon. It doesn' t sound as perfect as the alternative above in this context .
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    Re: what the differences between "Neil Armstrong became the first man" and ......

    got it , thanks


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    Re: what the differences between "Neil Armstrong became the first man" and ......

    Quote Originally Posted by shinji002 View Post
    Dear Mr Answer:
    Q:What the differences between "Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon" and "Neil Armstrong became the first man walking on the moon"
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    Banderas said the second sentence doesn't sound perfect and he's dead right because in fact it isn't acceptable.

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