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eat something

Postby azz » Mon Sep 20, 2004 12:16 am

Apparently he came home and ate something.

-No he didn't eat something. He drank something.
-No he didn't eat anything. He drank something.

Are both of the replies correct?
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Re: eat something

Postby Josef » Tue Sep 21, 2004 6:12 pm

azz wrote:Apparently he came home and ate something.
- No he didn't eat something. He drank something.
-No he didn't eat anything. He drank something.
Are both of the replies correct?

Both are possible, but 2 is more natural.
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