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attonieSuper Member!

United States

1. sth failed to be done.


Does it mean “sth didn’t finish” ?



01:30 AM Apr 26 2018 |

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Teacher AmySuper Member!

United States

Hello,



Great question!



If “something failed to be done,” all we know is that something was not completed or finished. However, it’s quite possible that something never began. 



So, it’s possible that something started and was not finished, but it’s also possible that something was never started.



I hope that helps!



Best,



Amy

10:45 AM Apr 26 2018 |