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Hello,(an essential and my conundum) ( 1 ) The question is: how was he killed? (Does it mean: the question is formed or developed and the "is" = exists?)( 2 ) To be or not to be, that is the question. (Does it mean to be or not to be formed and develped the question and the is = identifies?)( 3 ) And The proof of the pudding is in the eating. (The is = exists to show where we can find the way to prove it)( 4 ) The problem is / The fact is -------that is the same as the above?Thank you for your help.
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This picture shows the body of a murdered man.

Was he killed with a gun?
Was he killed with a knife?
Was he garrotted?
Was he poisoned?
Did someone hit him in the head with a club?
Did someone run over him with a speeding car?

The question is: how was he killed?
The problem is: how can the police find the killer?
The fact is: the man is dead.

Weegee: Murder Is My Business
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Hi,This is a good news photo to have me to look it for a good while. The different looks appear in different people, the thirties brings back memories, and the died man he may relate to me.Strange to relate, how to seek for these resources?
Hello AlpheccaStars,I have an idea of that diferent meaning of the is gives different collocation.e.g. ( 1 ) The sky is(= identifies) the limit. ( 2 ) The limit is (= exists) in the sky. Here, the "in" collocates with "the sky" to tell the sky is a living party in which the limit formed and developed.( 3 ) The thing is (= exists) in his mind.( 4 ) His mind is (= identifies) the thing. Here, the "in" can't collocate with "his mind".This is my naive idea and needs your suggestions.
This photograph was taken in 1942 in New York City. It is part of a photography exhibition at the International Center of Photography. How do you relate to the dead man?
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It is the reason for touching the heart that it is a nice photo.You had no suggestions to my conundrum that means my ideas of all "is" is ok?Any one's misfortune may be mine. Misfortune on him and on me that the same to it. Only now is your time. We are equal to anyone in misfortune.
bepleasedthe sky is a living party
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1) I don't believe that the sky is a living creature.
2) "The sky is the limit". is not at all equivalent to "The limit is in the sky."
Do you know what "The sky is the limit" means?
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Hi,I'd like to make a guess at that.That means: To provide someone or something within the limit with a room of the sky.
If that is ok. The excerse opens my eye to understand. ( 1 ) The sky contains the limit. = The limit is surrounded or contained in the sky. So the people in the limit has infinite room.They are free from the limit. ( 2 ) There is the limit in the sky. The limit exists in the sky. The sky as a condition / state in which the limit is.
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