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    stares-at-stars is offline Newbie
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    "she did not tell him"

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    She wonders how he stands the long hours in that inhuman hell called factory. Of course she did not tell him she does when she mentioned his work, but he guessed her thoughts and got angry.

    “At least such work means having a lot of time to think!” he said.
    This makes her feel even more concerned about him. Of course she does not tell him.

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    I suspect this to be incorrect.

    (Please note I am generally writing in present tense and use the past only for backflashs.)

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    Re: "she did not tell him"

    Why does this tell him she's concerned? Telling him that work gives him time to think is not particularly negative.

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    Re: "she did not tell him"

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    She wonders how he stands he can stand the long hours in that inhuman hell called factory. Of course she did does not tell him she does this when she mentioned mentions his work, but he guessed guesses her thoughts and got gets angry. (This happens repeatedly)

    “At least such work means having a lot of time to think!” he said.
    This makes her feel even more concerned about him. Of course she does not will not tell him.

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    I suspect this to be incorrect.
    Last edited by februar; 19-Apr-2012 at 18:40.

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    Re: "she did not tell him"

    Quote Originally Posted by februar View Post
    (This happens repeatedly)
    No! It happened only one time in the past. This is a flashback.

    Still, thanks a lot for your help!


    @ Tdol: Depends on the thoughts ...

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