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Which maxim is being neglected in the following conversation? Eli: How did you do at the track meet? Caleb: I came in second place! Eli: Congratulations! What was your time? Caleb: Six minutes, four seconds. The guy who won only beat me by three seconds. Eli: Really? Katie said the winning time was under 6 minutes. Caleb: Oh, well, he might have beat me by five seconds.

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chrisbromley32

caleb, because eli is comparing him to someone else

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