[Grammar] Kalley's manager nixed any plans she had to take leave in the following month.

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Kalley's manager nixed any plans she had to take leave in the following month.
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Which does the sentence mean? Could you tell me the reason?

a. Kalley's manager nixed any plans she had to take leave in the following month.

(Kalley's manager nixed any plans. The plans are that Kalley had to take leave in the following month.)

b. Kalley's manager nixed any plans she had to take leave in the following month.

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Kalley's manager nixed any plans that Kalley had, in order to take leave in the following month.)
 

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The sentence is poorly worded because she could apply to either Kalley or her manager, but the logical understanding is that Kalley's manager denied Kalley's request for time off.
 
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Kalley is an unusual name. Both Kelly and Kelley are used, as are Cally and Callie, but I've never heard of anyone called Kalley.
 

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Kalley is an unusual name. Both Kelly and Kelley are used, as are Cally and Callie, but I've never heard of anyone called Kalley.
Sorry for that, but this is what it is.

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PS Teacher emsr2d2, if you don't mind, would you like to join this thread?
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Fair enough. I shouldn't be surprised by names any more. Given the ludicrous names some people give their kids these days, it seems anything goes. In the great scheme of things, Kalley is pretty tame!
 
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