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    owing to his lack of teeth


    Yet he seemed amiable and had been full of conversation when he tucked them up in the carriage, covering their knees tenderly with a torn and tattered rug, only owing to his lack of teeth they had found it difficult to understand him. ??

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    Re: owing to his lack of teeth

    Quote Originally Posted by Tinkerbell View Post
    Yet he seemed amiable and had been full of conversation when he tucked them up in the carriage, covering their knees tenderly with a torn and tattered rug, only owing to his lack of teeth they had found it difficult to understand him. ??

    It's just another way of saying.......

    "..because he had no (or few) teeth, they found it.............."

    or

    "...due to his lack of teeth............"


    buggles (not a teacher)

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