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doesn't sleep vs. isn't sleeping


В чем смысловое различие между фразами?

1. He doesn't sleep and he was awake.
2. He isn't sleeping and he is awake.



Vladimir LopatinVladimir Lopatin, 2013/07/18 10:00, 2013/07/18 11:30

1. он вообще не спит (бессоница)
2. в данный момент он есть не спящий

Yuri ScherbakovYuri Scherbakov, 2013/07/18 11:31

1. он вообще не спит (бессонница), и поэтому не спал тогда (= was awake)


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