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    Lada Petkova is offline Newbie
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    still sputters along

    What would be the meaning of "a city quarter stills sputters along"?

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Re: still sputters along

    It still has a community and some life left - there are shops, people moving around, places to go and socialise - but the district is suffering and may well finally become stagnant and die. It is just about keeping going, like a motorcycle about to run out of gas.

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