actually want to say - actually want to tell

ragan

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Please check my sentences.
What do you actually want to say with/by it/that?
What do you actually want me to tell with/by it/that?
 

GoesStation

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Please check my sentences.
What do you actually want to say [STRIKE]with/[/STRIKE]by [STRIKE]it/[/STRIKE]that? :tick:
What do you actually want me to tell with/by it/that? :cross:
One version of number 1 is possible.
 

ragan

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Thanks.
What if I modify the second sentence a bit? Would that be possible?
What do you want to say me by that?
What do you (actually) want to tell me by that?
 

GoesStation

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What if I modify the second sentence a bit? Would [STRIKE]that[/STRIKE] these be possible?
What do you want to say me by that? :cross:
What do you (actually) want to tell me by that? :tick:
See above.
 
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