Results 1 to 2 of 2
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • Thai
      • Home Country:
      • Thailand
      • Current Location:
      • Thailand

    • Join Date: Dec 2003
    • Posts: 285
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #1

    leave behind a cocoon

    Hi,

    The child does not want to leave behind a cocoon of protectiveness.

    Does it mean the child want to be protected or want to be free from parent's protection?

    Tks,

  1. Marylin's Avatar

    • Join Date: Dec 2004
    • Posts: 959
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2

    Re: leave behind a cocoon

    Quote Originally Posted by beeja
    Hi,

    The child does not want to leave behind a cocoon of protectiveness.

    Does it mean the child want to be protected or want to be free from parent's protection?

    Tks,

    The child insulates himself in a cocoon of protectiveness and finds it very comfortable and safe. He doesn't want to leave behind (seperate from) a cocoon-like protectiveness.

Similar Threads

  1. leave
    By bread in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-Jan-2005, 23:25
  2. To leave sb high and dry
    By Francois in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 18-Jun-2004, 14:37
  3. leave a bad taste in your mouth.
    By blacknomi in forum English Idioms and Sayings
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 09-May-2004, 16:19
  4. place to leave your dishes in a restaurant
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-Mar-2004, 11:39
  5. Taking leave?
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 02-Sep-2003, 03:57

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •