for what he did to you

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for what he did to you

Post by navi » Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:50 am

Are these sentences correct:

1) He is a bad person for what he did to you.

2) He is not a good person for what he did to you.


Does '2' mean the same as '1'?
Is it ambiguous?


I think it can mean:
3) What he did to you doesn't make him a good person.
but I don't know if it could also mean the same as '1'.


Gratefully,
Navi
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Re: for what he did to you

Post by tony h » Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:22 am

1) He is a bad person for what he did to you.
2) He is not a good person for what he did to you.


They can mean the same but comparatively 1 makes him worse than 2. There maybe some excuse for 2.
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