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    anyone

    1-That isn't what anyone would want.
    2-That isn't something anyone would want.

    Do the above sentences mean:
    a-That is what nobody would want.
    or:
    b-That is not something everybody would want.


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    Re: anyone

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    1-That isn't what anyone would want.
    2-That isn't something anyone would want.

    Do the above sentences mean:
    a-That is what nobody would want.
    or:
    b-That is not something everybody would want.
    IMO, If you wrote "That isn't something just anyone would want", then it would mean that it's something that only certain people would want.

    But it can be interpreted in two ways, I suppose. Context would come into it, as well as inflections when it was being said aloud. All this could change the way it is interpreted.
    Last edited by monty mike; 10-Aug-2008 at 00:40.

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