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norae99

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Hello teachers

Do these two sentences have the same meaning?

1) My brother has a remarkable talent for making me crazy.
2) My brother has a remarkable talent that makes me crazy.

If they don't, what is the difference?

I'm so confused.

Thank you in advance
 

charliedeut

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Hi,

IMO, #1 means he is very good at making you crazy, while #2 means he's very good (for instance) at playing the trumpet, which (for whatever reason) makes you crazy.

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Norae, instead of sending your thanks in a separate message, just click the Like button please.

The reason is that it is flagged as a new post, so we think you might have a follow-up question or something to add. Those of us with slow connections and/or old computers have to waste valuable time waiting for it to appear.

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