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Are both the same? You'd better come with me. It'd be nice if you came with me.
Oct 16, 2019 2:06 AM
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No, they're not the same. "You'd better come with me." can mean "It would be better if you came with me" ie. "It is to your advantage if you came with me". This statement is just friendly advice. Or, if you said it in the wrong tone, it can sound like an implied threat or warning. ie "You will come with me, or else there will be consequences." "It'd be nice if you came with me." is a polite or friendly invitation for someone to come with you. You are not advising them to come with you (or warning them to come with you) as with the first sentence.
October 16, 2019
The tone is very different. What is the context? The first sounds a little threatening especially in text, "you'd better" implies an unknown "or else". The second is very polite maybe to much so. I would recommend a lead up of why the person would go with you something like: "If you want/like______ come with me". If you use the lead up you can use the first without misinterpretation.
October 16, 2019
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