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    Tree lights are twinking in all the windows along the lane and in our street.You can't see ours, because our kitchen's at the front, but Dad's put some lights round the pane of glass in the frone door, which look lovely.

    Does ours here mean our windows and lights mean candles ? Pls.

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    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    Tree lights are twinkling in all the windows along the lane and in our street.You can't see ours, because our kitchen's at the front, but Dad's put some lights round the pane of glass in the front door, which look lovely.

    Does ours here mean our windows and lights mean candles ? Pls.
    No, "ours" means "our lights", the lights are probably electric Christmas lights, not candles. More context would make it clearer.

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    Does the pane of glass mean the window? Pls.

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    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    Does the pane of glass mean the window? Pls.
    Not exactly a window, it's the glass in the front door. Something like this: half glazed front doors - Bing Images

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    Default Re: ours & lights

    one more question:

    "tree lights"means the chrismas-tree lights ? pls.

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    Default Re: ours & lights

    Yes

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    I see. Thank you all.

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