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    puzzle is offline Senior Member
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    Everyone's hurrying in and out of the council offices, glad to get out of the wind and rain.

    If people hurry out of the offices, how are they glad to get out of the wind and rain? Please.

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    That's puzzling, puzzle.

    In what context did you find that sentence?

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    Chapter six, Just one more day.

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    Perhaps there's a lot of wind inside the council offices, it wouldn't surprise me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    Chapter six, Just one more day.
    It's a sloppy sentence.

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    Maybe to get from one office to another, they need to travel outside. Thus, they hurry in and out of the buildings.

    Or maybe they are hurrying when they leave the office to get to the shelter of their car, or the bus stop, or wherever their next destination is.

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