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    well i have some difficulty in understanding this sentence

    the train ran out of puff

    what does it mean?

    and can you give me any example related to this word * puff*

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    Re: confused

    Quote Originally Posted by beast View Post
    well i have some difficulty in understanding this sentence

    the train ran out of puff

    what does it mean?

    and can you give me any example related to this word * puff*
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    Re: confused

    thanks

    but i need an explanation

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    Re: confused

    Quote Originally Posted by beast View Post
    well i have some difficulty in understanding this sentence

    the train ran out of puff

    what does it mean?

    and can you give me any example related to this word * puff*
    If someone (or in this case something) "runs out of puff" it means that it exhausts its supply of energy!

    I went jogging this morning, but after 10 minutes I ran out of puff and walked home.

    "Puff" is like "sufficient energy" in that example. When a person "puffs" they breathe heavily due to exertion. A steam train is said to "puff" - it's the little clouds of steam that come from it, as well as being used as the sound it makes when moving.

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    Re: confused



    thank u i got it now

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