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    #1

    both/all

    1-One million dollars was spent by all the companies.
    2-One million dollars was spent by both companies.

    Do these sentences mean:
    a-Each company spent a million dollars.
    b-All in all, the companies spent a million dollars
    c-The sentence is ambiguous.

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    #2

    Re: both/all

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    "b" is the right answer.

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