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    NewHope is offline Senior Member
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    Default barely cleared the top

    barely cleared the top = just jumped over the top?

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    However, the departing delivery owl had barely cleared the top of the milk jug when Hermione let out a huge gasp and flattened the newspaper to reveal... I'm pretty sure Hogwarts wouldn't offer Animangus classes to fifth years, if you know

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: barely cleared the top

    Yes- just managed it.

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    OT: I wonder if you've learnt some Japanese language.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    I am not going to learn any writing as I won't be here for that long. I'm plodding away at grunt level.

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