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Post by Quoc » Fri Dec 01, 2006 3:01 pm

Are they the same meaning? If not, what is the difference in meaning between them?

1. By the way, I dare say VietNam has done an excellent job on organizing such a major event.

2. By the way, I dare say VietNam has made an excellent job of organizing such a major event.

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Post by gdwdwrkr » Fri Dec 01, 2006 3:22 pm

They are both lousy ways of saying, "By the way, I dare say Vietnam has done an excellent job of organizing such a major event."
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Post by tony h » Fri Dec 01, 2006 3:29 pm

Where do all your questions come from?
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I'm puzzled therefore I think.

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Post by gdwdwrkr » Fri Dec 01, 2006 4:52 pm

Vietnam, and it's a good job they do, too.
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