as ordered

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artart
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as ordered

Postby artart » 2020-05-24, 5:16

1) I cleaned the room as ordered.
2) I cleaned the room as was ordered.

Do these mean:

a) I cleaned the room in the way I was ordered to.

or:

b) I was ordered to clean the room and I did.

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3) He didn't receive a blue kettle as ordered.
4) He didn't receive a blue kettle as was ordered.

Do these mean:

c) He didn't receive a blue kettle in the way it had been ordered that he should receive it.

or:

d) He did not receive a blue kettle of the kind that had been ordered.

or:

e) He did not receive a blue kettle and that was what was ordered.

Gratefully,
Navi

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