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    I知 doing that intentionally?

    Hello~ Would you help me with saying this naturally please?


    A: He is so warm to you, but why do you show him cold shoulder all the time?

    B: ⓐI知 doing that intentionally
    ⓑI知 doing that on purpose.
    To avoid misunderstand him I like him.
    As you know I知 not interested him at all.
    ⓐWhat if he got me wrong if I niced to him.
    What if he get me wrong if I nice to him.


    A: You've gone too far I guess..
    You thing too much I guess


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    Re: I知 doing that intentionally?

    A: He is so warm to you, but why do you show him cold shoulder all the time?

    B: ⓐI知 doing that intentionally, to avoid his misunderstanding me, and thinking that I like him. As you know I知 not interested in him at all. What if he misunderstood me because I were nice to him?

    A: I've gone too far I guess.


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    Re: I知 doing that intentionally?

    Many thanks for your help

    Sorry but would you let me know what's the difference between
    'intentionally' and 'on purpose'

    ⓐI知 doing that intentionally
    ⓑI知 doing that on purpose.


    Do they have different meaning? (Because my dictionary says they have same meaning,, I guess not... )


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    Re: I知 doing that intentionally?

    Yes they are basically the same in meaning as used there. Another word that could also be used is 'deliberately'.
    'I am doing that deliberately'

    The difference between intention and purpose, is that an object can also have a purpose, that is the thing which the object was designed to do. The word intention is usually only used when referring to the planned action of a person, or maybe an animal.

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