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    Cool Down his front

    Please, in this sentence:

    He swiped hands down his front

    Is "down his front" saying he clapped hands without rising them, just at the level they usually are?

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    Default Re: Down his front

    Quote Originally Posted by Bushwhacker View Post
    Please, in this sentence:

    He swiped hands down his front

    Is "down his front" saying he clapped hands without rising them, just at the level they usually are?

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    It doesn't say anything about "clapping hands". Could it be "wiped" rather than "swiped"?

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    Cool Re: Down his front

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    It doesn't say anything about "clapping hands". Could it be "wiped" rather than "swiped"?
    Yes. I've absolutely misunderstood the sentence.

    What's saying the sentence, please? Is it saying he passed his hands against his front, like rubbing it, for instance to dry sweat from it or to express fatigue or worry?
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    Default Re: Down his front

    Quote Originally Posted by Bushwhacker View Post
    Yes. I've absolutely misunderstood the sentence.

    What's saying the sentence, please? Is it saying he passed his hands against his front, like rubbing it, for instance to dry sweat from it or to express fatigue or worry?
    Yes, if he "wiped his hands down his front" it's as you say, he rubbed them against the front of his body, possibly to dry them.

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