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Re: The English Language

Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:12 pm
by Matt Mackenzie
soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:16 pm
Any difference between
I have reasonable possibilities of an attack in the future.
and
I have reasonable chances of an attack in the future.
Really no effective difference there.

Re: The English Language

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:52 am
by soheil_hooshdaran
What's the difference between prote3cting a pawn and defending it?

Re: The English Language

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:08 am
by Barry Sandercock
Again, no effective difference there.

Re: The English Language

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:41 pm
by Matt Mackenzie
Yes, that one really is a case of two different words meaning exactly the same thing!

Re: The English Language

Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:01 am
by soheil_hooshdaran
What's the difference between
Then I shall penetrate into Black's position
and
Then I will penetrate into Black's position
?

Re: The English Language

Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:09 pm
by Matt Mackenzie
Actually "shall" and "will" are two of the most easily interchanged English words. I think that is basically your answer.

Re: The English Language

Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:38 pm
by soheil_hooshdaran
What's the difference between procedure and method in:
I shall utilize the concept of the Plan A, but with a different procedure

Re: The English Language

Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:03 am
by soheil_hooshdaran
Any difference between
will be further weakened
and
will become weaker?

Re: The English Language

Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:27 am
by Barry Sandercock
No.

Re: The English Language

Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:38 pm
by soheil_hooshdaran
Barry Sandercock wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:27 am
No.
Thanks, and what about its previous post?

Re: The English Language

Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:50 pm
by IM Jack Rudd
Procedure and method are essentially equivalent in that sentence.

Re: The English Language

Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:11 am
by soheil_hooshdaran
What does it mean that
I am sure that I would like to exchange queens?

Re: The English Language

Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:12 pm
by Barry Sandercock
It means he is sure that his preference is to exchange Queens.

Re: The English Language

Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:43 am
by soheil_hooshdaran
Barry Sandercock wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:12 pm
It means he is sure that his preference is to exchange Queens.
Why would an author anounce his personal feelings? :D

Re: The English Language

Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:44 am
by Barry Sandercock
I don't know. You would have to ask him.