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    coming in

    Dear all,

    What is the meaning of "coming in" in:

    "BEING AN ATHLETE AND COMING IN, I CAN IMAGINE IT ALREADY GOING TO BE A VERY BEAUTIFUL SETTING FOR THE OPENING AND CLOSING CEREMONY. "

    That was said by a free-skier as he having a look at the place of the opening and closing ceremony.

    Thanks a lot.

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    Re: coming in

    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    Dear all,

    What is the meaning of "coming in" in:

    "BEING AN ATHLETE AND COMING IN, I CAN IMAGINE IT ALREADY GOING TO BE A VERY BEAUTIFUL SETTING FOR THE OPENING AND CLOSING CEREMONY. "

    That was said by a free-skier as he having a look at the place of the opening and closing ceremony.

    Thanks a lot.
    Not a teacher only a native.

    The athlete is talking about the act of entering the stadium for the opening and closing ceremonies. When the athletes enter the stadium waving their flags to a stadium full of cheering people.

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    Re: coming in

    Quote Originally Posted by shroob View Post
    Not a teacher only a native.

    The athlete is talking about the act of entering the stadium for the opening and closing ceremonies. When the athletes enter the stadium waving their flags to a stadium full of cheering people.
    Do you mean as if he's saying "When I enter the place as an athlete"?

    Thanks.

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    Re: coming in

    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    Do you mean as if he's saying "When I enter the place as an athlete"?

    Thanks.
    Yes, that's what he means.

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