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Are these sentences correct:
1-He let me see the film in exchange for my coat.
2-He let me see the film for my coat.
3-For what did he let you see the film?
4-What did he let you see the film for?
[Could this ever mean the same as 3? Normally of-course it means why did he let you see the film?]

5-I saw the film in exchange for my coat.
6-I saw the film for my coat.
7-What did you see the film for?

8-He let me the see the film for one dollar.
9-For how much did he let you see the film?
10-For how much did you see the film?
11-How much did you see the film for?


I have to apologize for this one being so long, but as all these sentences are related, I thought it would be easier to put them together.
 

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navi tasan said:
Are these sentences correct:
1-He let me see the film in exchange for my coat. Yes
2-He let me see the film for my coat. Ambiguous
3-For what did he let you see the film? Unlikely- it sounds like surprise
4-What did he let you see the film for? It sounds as if you're asking 'why' not'how much' It's not an obvious question as we usually pay cash for film
[Could this ever mean the same as 3? Normally of-course it means why did he let you see the film?]

5-I saw the film in exchange for my coat. Yes, but watched would be better
6-I saw the film for my coat. It sounds as if you're doing the coat a favour
7-What did you see the film for? Why, again

8-He let me the see the film for one dollar. Yes
9-For how much did he let you see the film? Yes (ish)
10-For how much did you see the film? Dodgy
11-How much did you see the film for? The best

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Thanks TDOL. Your answers are as usual to the point.
Just one more question: You say:
3-For what did he let you see the film? Unlikely- it sounds like surprise

What do you mean exactly? That I am surprised that he let you see the film and I wonder what he received in order to do so?
 

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It would mean 'why', which makes it a strange question. ;-)
 

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Got it (finally)...
Thanks TDOL.
 
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