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Which award did Pitt win? " Pitt has received two Academy Award nominations and five Golden Globe Award nominations, winning one. " Which award did Pitt win, Academy Award or Golden Globe Award?
Jan 10, 2012 12:33 AM
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From that sentence, it is not stated which one he won specifically. It is only stated that he won one award from those two.
January 10, 2012
Allen is correct
January 10, 2012
Kimchibokkeumbap is correct, the sentence as written is ambiguous and you do not, with certainty, know which award was won. However, I believe the writer intended the sentence to imply that Brad Pitt has won a Golden Globe Award (which he has). It would have been better if the writer had reversed the clauses: Pitt has received five Golden Globe Award nominations, winning one, and two Academy Award nominations. This makes it clear that "won" refers to the Golden Globe Award nominations.
January 10, 2012
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