Re: all but flaunting his ruined dentition
I agree, to an extent.
Originally Posted by J&K Tutoring
There is a very slight ambiguity in the original sentence (as there would be with 'practically').
I think Preceptor's paraphrase is the more likely, but, In my opinion, it is not clear whether he did not show his teeth, but came close to doing so (in a flaunting manner) or he did show his teeth - in a manner that was close to flaunting.
Last edited by 5jj; 29-Dec-2011 at 10:50.
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