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1) If I say "They told me she is coming", a native English speaker understands the same as if I say: "I was told she is coming"?

2) If I say "They told me she is coming" are there more probabilities that the listener asks me "Who are they?" than if I say "I was told she is coming"?

Thank you in advance,

Eladio
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Hello again, Eladio-- I see you made it back safely to EF.

1-- Yes.
2-- No.
Anonymous2) If I say "They told me she is coming" are there more probabilities that the listener asks me "Who are they?" than if I say "I was told she is coming"?

Thank you in advance,

Eladio

In truth, yes. It would be odd to reply with "who are they" to the statement "I was told she was coming", but not at all odd to reply that way to "they told me...".
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Mister MicawberHello again, Eladio-- I see you made it back safely to EF.

1-- Yes.
2-- No.

The answer to 2 is "yes".
Yes, Milky is right.
However, the probability difference between the two would be minor if the question was 'who told you?'.
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who told you?
... which question was evidently stirring about in my brain when I read the original inquiry. Thanks, Dave and Milky.
Thank you Mister Micawber for your answers about my post, but unfortunately I cannot made it back to EF yet and I have to try every time as an "anonimous" user. I have tried and tried and tried and tried, and I am already exhausted. New Login?, doesn't work!; I have not received any response from EF. Could you anyhow to help me? (email edited out to elude spam-- MM) When I try to this email, I receive an answer: there is another user with this email, but it cannot be!! That's me! Please, help.

Eladio
Hello Eladio

If you're already set up as "Eladio", you can't re-register as "Eladio" again, because "Eladio" already exists on the member list.

If you try to register as e.g. "Eladio2" with the same email address as your "Eladio" account, on the other hand, it will again reject you, because that email address is reserved for your "Eladio" account.

If you know your "Eladio" password, try to log in as "Eladio" + password. If that doesn't work, go to Windows Explorer. In the Search facility, search for folders on your C drive containing the word "internet" (e.g. by searching on internet). One of the results should be called e.g. "Temporary Internet Files". Look in there for any cookies whose file names contain the words EnglishForward.com and chatpage.com. Delete those cookies and then try logging into EF again.

Alternatively, if you don't mind losing all your other cookies from other sites, you can go to "Internet Options" in your Control Panel (which is probably accessible via your MyComputer icon), go to tab "General", and click on the option "Delete cookies".

If you don't remember your "Eladio" password, on the other hand, delete cookies as above. Then, on the Login page, click on the link that says "I forgot my password". If you follow the instructions, an email will then be sent to you with a new password. Then try again.

If none of that works, let us know...

Good luck!

MrP
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