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    Default toward its direction, peer out

    Rovender stood with his eyes still fixed on the landmark. He peered out into the landscape toward its direction.

    what do "toward its direction" and "peer out" mean?

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    Default Re: toward its direction, peer out

    Hi ovvpapatya

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    you tried looking in a dictionary?

    peer - definition of peer by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

    peer 1 (pÓr)intr.v. peered, peer∑ing, peers 1. To look intently, searchingly, or with difficulty. See Synonyms at gaze.

    "toward its direction" - "its" refers to "the landmark"

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    Default Re: toward its direction, peer out

    hi, i know what " to peer" means. but i thought that "to peer out" may have got a different meaning and couldn't find in dictionaries in that way... thank you

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    Default Re: toward its direction, peer out

    Hi ovvpapatya

    You "peer out of a window" into the darkness outside or "peer out through the mist or gloom", possibly at a distant object.

    Essentially you are straining to look (which is the essence of "peering") at something through (i.e. "out" of) something that tends to hinder your vision.

    Hope this helps a bit more
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