The English Language

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soheil_hooshdaran
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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:04 am

Thanks. What's the difference between
The watchword of the King's Indian Defence is activity!
and
The motto of the King's Indian Defence is activity!
?

Barry Sandercock
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Re: The English Language

Post by Barry Sandercock » Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:05 pm

No real difference.

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:23 pm

Barry Sandercock wrote:
Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:05 pm
No real difference.
You mean there is some small differences? could you tell me about them?

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:25 pm

What's the difference between
Black is obliged to seek exchanges
Black has to seek exchanges
and
Black should seek exchanges
?

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Re: The English Language

Post by Barry Sandercock » Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:54 pm

Ehen I said "no real difference", I didn't mean there were small differences. I meant no difference worth concidering.

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sun Aug 05, 2018 12:56 pm

Leonard Barden wrote:
Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:35 am
Access is not meaningful in this context so is most probably a misspelling of assess.
Nice to get an answewr from a former british champion!

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sun Aug 05, 2018 2:21 pm

Thanks so far.
What does it mean that
This one is a matter of pure theoretical knowledge?

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:33 am

What does
my "expansion" on the other side of the board.
mean? What's an expansion?

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:27 pm

Does
With this quick queenside pawn expansion, Black is the first to start activity, not allowing White to play on the kingside.
mean
With this quick queenside pawn expansion, Black is the first to start activity and does not allow White to play on the kingside.

?

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:36 pm

What's the difference between
easy to calculate combination
and
easy combination to calculate

?Thanks in advance

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Matt Mackenzie
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Re: The English Language

Post by Matt Mackenzie » Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:07 pm

Quite literally, just the word order and NOTHING else.
"Set up your attacks so that when the fire is out, it isn't out!" (H N Pillsbury)

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:35 pm

Hi.
how does
Black could fight back with [...]
differ from
Black could resist with [...]?

Thanks in advance

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:35 pm

Hi.
how does
Black could fight back with [...]
differ from
Black could resist with [...]?

Thanks in advance

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Matt Mackenzie
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Re: The English Language

Post by Matt Mackenzie » Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:44 pm

No need to repeat yourself now ;)
"Set up your attacks so that when the fire is out, it isn't out!" (H N Pillsbury)

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Re: The English Language

Post by Christopher Kreuzer » Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:48 pm

Maybe the thread will get locked after a threefold repetition? 8)

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