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Jose was observed talking to his Friends during recess. He was overheard telling Carlos "the dude was driving fast going home." After recess, Jose's teacher asked him to share a moment that surprised him. He told the class "a man was accelerating as he drove home." The meaning of the sentence was the same but delivered in a different way.  
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Asked by Bhaecker, Last updated: Jul 03, 2020

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gluke

Gluke

Answered Aug 02, 2017

The answer is an example of register. This is where one speaks differently according to the audience.

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alma juarez

Alma juarez

Answered Sep 17, 2018

Social language is the answer

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Jun 20, 2017

Why would it be registered? I do not understand but then again I have not looked into this.

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Apr 17, 2017

The word "dilivered" is misspelled in the prompt.
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Dec 30, 2016

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