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    The meaning of a sentence

    What is the meaning of the following sentence:

    She was desperate for the children to accept her into the family.

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    Re: The meaning of a sentence

    It means "she really needed to be accepted by the children as a member of the family."

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    Re: The meaning of a sentence

    Shamsiyan, you have asked about the meaning of several sentences which seem straightforward to me, especially with the help of OneLook Dictionary Search. If you have problems with particular words or phrases, highlight them. Given definition 6 of 'desperate' here, is there anything else that puzzles you in that sentence?
    Last edited by 5jj; 25-Jun-2012 at 18:54.

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