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    Problem with "Impossible"

    Why can't we say that "He is impossible to solve the problem"?
    Would you tell me the reason about that?
    Thanks.

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    Re: Problem with "Impossible"

    Quote Originally Posted by Deepurple View Post
    Why can't we say that "He is impossible to solve the problem"?
    Would you tell me the reason about that?
    Thanks.
    He is impossible means that he is difficult to deal with; e.g., my three-year-old son is impossible! He cries and cries until he gets what he wants.

    Ex: It is impossible for him to solve the problem.
    => It is the problem that is difficult for him to solve.

    Ex: Solving the problen is difficult for him.


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