they were all vs. all those who

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they were all vs. all those who

Post by azz » Tue May 14, 2019 7:54 pm

a. They were all teachers who went there.
1. All those who went there were teachers.

b. They were all tall who were hired.

2. All those who were hired were tall.

Can (a) and (b) be used instead of (1) and (2) respectively?


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Re: they were all vs. all those who

Post by Phil White » Wed May 15, 2019 10:09 pm

Yes, although they are a little more unusual.
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