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    In the sense that

    Dear Teachers, Please explain. What does in the sense that mean? Does it mean 'because of '


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    Re: In the sense that

    Words, phrases, and even sentences, can have more than one meaning or sense, so in saying "in the sense that", the speaker is reducing the meaning, or semantic boundaries the word/phrase/sentence expresses.

    Ex:I love you, but not in the sense that you mean when you say that you "love someone". I love you but just as a friend.

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