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Which meaning is this?

 
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Yukineko



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PostPosted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:22 am    Post subject: Which meaning is this? Reply with quote

Hello teachers. Could you help me with the following question?

He admitted not doing his best.

Which meaning is this #1 or #2?

#1 He admitted that he didn't do his best.
#2 He admitted that he hadn't done his best.

Also, is it possible to say, "He admitted not having done his best"?

I am a little confused....

Thanks in advance.

Yukineko
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