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"he always works on his own" is the same as "he always works by himself?
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Old May 16, 2008, 05:01 PM
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Yes. on his own is the same as by himself. But, since the context is work, it could also possibly mean that he is self-employed.
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I disagree that they're the same, David. The first can imply that he works without needing to be managed or checked up on, and the second, that he works alone.
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Old May 16, 2008, 05:13 PM
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You make a very good point. Depending on context, they may or may not be the same.

Elkikuyo, ¿Nos puedes dar toda la frase para poder decirte bien si son iguales o no?
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