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    Selviya87 is offline Junior Member
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    Dear teachers,

    Please help me figuring out the meaning of orange-words below:

    Dolly and I pointed out to each other shoes of all colours, petticoats, silk scarves and white gloves. Dolly so loved buckled shoes that she kept a little collection of the worn-out footwear hidden under a loose floorboard in our back house.

    Does it mean Dolly and the speaker have very different tastes in choosing those items, or does it mean they give comment to each others preference?

    Thanks for your help :)

    selviya87

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    Default Re: pointed out to each other shoes

    Neither. They each showed (pointed out) these things.

    If you and I were walking in a farm, we might have a conversation like this:
    Oh, look - there! What a cute lamb.
    Oh yes, it's cute. And look at the little piglets.
    Piglets are cute too. Oh, look over there -- thosehorses are huge!
    I've never seen such big horses... but look at the size of that bull!
    And so on.

    We pointed out to each other piglets, lambs, horses, and animals of all sorts.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: pointed out to each other shoes

    I agree.

    Selviya, shoes of all colours are what we pointed out to each other.

    Rover

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    Default Re: pointed out to each other shoes

    Ohoo.. Thanks God I ask you, dear teachers :)

    Thanks for the gracious help, Ms. Barb_D and Mr. Rover :D

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