when he was fouled

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when he was fouled

Post by azz » Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:53 am

a. It wasn't only Tom who was furious when he was fouled. I was too.
b. Tom wasn't the only one who was furious when he was fouled. I was too.


Could those sentences be used if the intended meaning is
Tom was furious when he was fouled on and I was furious when I was fouled.
?

Many thanks
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Re: when he was fouled

Post by Erik_Kowal » Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:00 pm

No. There is no clue given that you were also fouled, and all the focus in the main sentence is on your anger at Tom being fouled.
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