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    Default 23.door kept standing

    "After the fire, the door kept standing."In it kwpt is v..i.It is a good one.Thanks!

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    Default Re: 23.door kept standing

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    "After the fire, the door kept standing." In it kwpt is v..i.It is a good one.Thanks!
    I have no idea what the parts marked in red mean!

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    Default Re: 23.door kept standing

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I have no idea what the parts marked in red mean!
    I am sorry, how it became red.
    "After the fire, the door kept standing." In it kept is v.i.It is a good one, isn't it?Thanks!

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    Default Re: 23.door kept standing

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    I am sorry, how it became red.
    "After the fire, the door kept standing." In it kept is v.i.It is a good one, isn't it?Thanks!
    I marked those parts in red because I didn't understand them, and I still don't.

    - "In it kept is v.i" - what does this mean?
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    t is a good one, isn't it?" - what is a good one? A good what?

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    Default Re: 23.door kept standing

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I marked those parts in red because I didn't understand them, and I still don't.

    - "In it kept is v.i" - what does this mean?
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    t is a good one, isn't it?" - what is a good one? A good what?
    v.i.means intranstive verb as we uesed in dictionaries. "It" refers to the original sentence.In short, can we say:" After the fire, the door kept standing."?Thank you very much!

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    Default Re: 23.door kept standing

    That doesn't sound very natural.

    I would suggest something like "...the door was still standing."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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