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In terms of normal meaning, there isn't a difference. However, the two can be interpreted as having different grammatical nuances, and they aren't completely interchangeable. When I hear not educated (and it may be different for others), it conveys to me a sense of having received no education in the past. But when I hear uneducated it seems to be more ...


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But if I am not sure which prefix I have to use with, for example, "understand" can I just put "not" before it to have the same sense? Regarding misunderstood vs not understand, I would take it that misunderstood means the listener thought that they understood what was said, but had perhaps acted slightly differently based on their interpretation. On the ...


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What does "unless" mean in this dialogue? The meaning follows the dictionary definition: https://www.dictionary.com/browse/unless conjunction - except under the circumstances that: "I'll be there at nine, unless the train is late." B: You just said you wanted to help me. Oh, unless you weren't being serious, basically means: B: You just said ...


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1) I did not it No, this expression is not generally used. 2) I did not do it Number 2 is correct English 3) Not I did it (but he). Number 3 is not generally used. The distinction that you want to make between 1, 2 and 3 are made by stress I didn't do that. (But he did) I didn't do that. (But I did this) Similarly, the question forms could ...


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