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Muhamed Tešić
English is modified Alladin language
You may know or hear of Wadyan fictional language and the comedy "you HIV alladin"

I think English nothing less than modified Wadyan language, just surprised how English speaking people communicate clearly, let me give you an example:

"When people knows his GF no longer loves him"

The sentence loooks pretty simple and straightforward, did you find it's an ambiguous sentence?

Please let me know if you got it's meaning on comments?

Thank you
May 1, 2020 6:34 AM
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Thank you Bremwell, "when someone knows his time is over"

In this case "someone" is singular and i want to indicate only men

Is the same applie to the sentence?
May 1, 2020
'People' is plural, so if something belongs to or is connected with 'people ' the correct possessive pronoun is 'their'. So again there is no ambiguity . 'When people know his relationship is about to end' meaning 2. Meaning 1 would be 'when people know their relationships are about to end'. Meaning 3, if the people referred to are in a relationship with each other, 'when people know their relationship is about to end'
May 1, 2020
@Bremwell can you apply the same thing to the sentence "when people know his/her relationship about to be up"?

I just surprised if you thought Possible meaning number 2 or first one, please let me know that, i did question the same thing everyone thought first one at first sight
May 1, 2020
Thanks. It is number 2. If you wanted to say number 1 it would be 'when people know their girlfriends no longer love them'. In English, if more than one person has one each of something, the plural is used. For example, if Tesic and Bramwell both had a headache, somebody might say 'Tesic and Bramwell have got headaches'
May 1, 2020
@Bremwell
Possible meaning 1: People themselves know that their gf does love them anymore

Possible meaning 2: People (outsiders, could be neighbors or friends ) get known that his(could be an invidual, let's say Tešić) GF doesn't him anymore

Which one you pick at first sight?
May 1, 2020
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Muhamed Tešić
Language Skills
Bosnian, English
Learning Language
English