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  1. meicheng
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    one question

    Dear Teacher,

    Would you please tell me the meaning of the following sentence?

    His black hair was touched at the temples with silver.


    Thank you very much.

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    Re: one question

    He had a small amount (a touch) of gray hair growing in the area between his ears and eyes (temples). Calling gray hair silver makes it sound more attractive.
    That's why I have silver (not gray) hair.

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