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Re: The battle between Verbs and Adverbs

June 10, 2019 07:53AM
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waterfield
Verb: I "injured" my knee.

Adverb: I never recovered from my knee "injury".

In the latter it can be construed to include a "flare up" , structural damage, trauma, etc.

No that's confusing.

First TG did recover, but apparently he has issues that act up.

Second people in this conversation are taking it as the first meaning anyway, and that's not what happened. Erasing careful distinctions does not help that.

Third if you have prior surgery the injury is in the past. Surgical knees however can develop conditions that can act up. Gurley does not have a 5 year long "injury."

Someone who was being careful would approach the doctor and say "my old injury repaired knee is acting up."

That makes sense. It would NOT makes sense to say that meant you "have an injury" (implying it happened recently.) But that IS what MJD is saying. He is saying that TG directly injured his knee (from an impact) in game one. He MEANS your meaning #1, which is not accurate for what happened with TG.

If you just bought a car, you could say "hey I bought a car." And I would go cool, what kind.

If you bought a car 5 years ago you would not say "hey I bought a car." You might say something like "remember that car I bought 5 years ago." Which does not mean I just bought a car.

It doesn't help confusion to add more confusion.



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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/10/2019 08:26AM by zn.
SubjectAuthorViewsPosted

  Maurice Jones-Drew: Todd Gurley Was Playing Through Knee Injury All Season

RamBill706June 07, 2019 08:25AM

  Maybe it's not arthritis

promomasterj269June 07, 2019 08:42AM

  Re: Maybe it's not arthritis

MamaRAMa266June 07, 2019 08:51AM

  Re: Maybe it's not arthritis

Steve225June 07, 2019 08:56AM

  Maybe the team violated that?

promomasterj206June 07, 2019 08:58AM

  Re: Maybe it's not arthritis

zn191June 07, 2019 09:36AM

  Multiple definitions of "injury"

waterfield166June 07, 2019 09:51AM

  not in this case

zn133June 07, 2019 10:44AM

  Re: Maybe it's not arthritis

Steve70June 10, 2019 10:15PM

  Maybe Gurley remained mum...

jemach69June 10, 2019 07:54AM

  it probably IS something like arthritis and MJD is wrong

zn180June 07, 2019 09:31AM

  One of you two have actually spoke with Todd Gurley

LBRamsFan147June 07, 2019 12:55PM

  sorry he's wrong

zn169June 07, 2019 01:26PM

  Re: One of you two have actually spoke with Todd Gurley

Classicalwit117June 09, 2019 03:57AM

  Re: One of you two have actually spoke with Todd Gurley

max100June 09, 2019 05:34AM

  Re: One of you two have actually spoke with Todd Gurley

zn108June 09, 2019 05:45AM

  on top of it

zn93June 09, 2019 06:15AM

  Paper analysis v field data

max85June 10, 2019 02:00AM

  Re: Paper analysis v field data

Classicalwit55June 10, 2019 03:59AM

  Re: Paper analysis v field data

zn61June 10, 2019 04:05AM

  His knee flared up...but it wasn't injured...???

jemach79June 10, 2019 07:56AM

  Re: His knee flared up...but it wasn't injured...???

zn77June 10, 2019 08:11AM

  that's probably not accurate

zn218June 07, 2019 09:29AM

  MJD said what he said - no need to spin it

promomasterj188June 07, 2019 10:46AM

  I didn't say it was spin, I said he is wrong

zn163June 07, 2019 10:51AM

  No, you're calling MJD a liar

moklerman167June 10, 2019 12:01AM

  Re: No, you're calling MJD a liar

Classicalwit120June 10, 2019 03:51AM

  If I meant that I would have said it

zn130June 10, 2019 04:07AM

  are the rams liars?

PHDram85June 10, 2019 05:37AM

  Re: are the rams liars?

zn100June 10, 2019 05:53AM

  Re: are the rams liars?

PHDram67June 10, 2019 06:54AM

  You know what-this all comes down to one word-"injury"

waterfield83June 10, 2019 06:45AM

  Re: You know what-this all comes down to one word-"injury"

zn67June 10, 2019 07:20AM

  The battle between Verbs and Adverbs

waterfield46June 10, 2019 07:44AM

  Re: The battle between Verbs and Adverbs

zn52June 10, 2019 07:53AM

  I'll say this about flare up vs. injury...

jemach93June 10, 2019 08:09AM

  Re: I'll say this about flare up vs. injury...

zn63June 10, 2019 08:14AM

  Re: Maurice Jones-Drew: Todd Gurley Was Playing Through Knee Injury All Season

Glyndwr7185June 10, 2019 07:09AM

  Re: Maurice Jones-Drew: Todd Gurley Was Playing Through Knee Injury All Season

zn88June 10, 2019 07:39AM

  Re: Maurice Jones-Drew: Todd Gurley Was Playing Through Knee Injury All Season

bigjimram21101June 10, 2019 02:02PM

  Great to know we have a lot of MDs on the board...

jemach95June 10, 2019 07:50AM

  Re: Great to know we have a lot of MDs on the board...

zn83June 10, 2019 08:02AM

  Re: Great to know we have a lot of MDs on the board...

waterfield88June 10, 2019 08:48AM

  yes it does matter, my friend

zn95June 10, 2019 10:27AM

  Also great to instantly dismiss a former pro-bowl NFL RB's reporting

promomasterj102June 10, 2019 10:21AM

  naw

zn98June 10, 2019 10:33AM

  Re: naw

waterfield81June 10, 2019 12:36PM

  semantics

zn52June 10, 2019 01:24PM

  "Reports" don't equal "facts"

moklerman82June 10, 2019 03:48PM

  then what are we arguing about?

zn83June 10, 2019 04:28PM

  Re: then what are we arguing about?

moklerman82June 10, 2019 05:11PM

  Re: then what are we arguing about?

zn77June 10, 2019 05:31PM

  Re: then what are we arguing about?

moklerman67June 10, 2019 08:23PM

  Alternative explanations

PHDram115June 10, 2019 05:52PM

  Re: Alternative explanations

zn110June 10, 2019 05:56PM

  Sure

PHDram84June 10, 2019 06:18PM

  Re: Sure

zn87June 10, 2019 06:26PM

  You asked

PHDram85June 10, 2019 06:42PM

  Re: You asked

zn90June 10, 2019 06:50PM