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    briefly

    She was briefly married to a man before the age of 20.

    What does briefly mean in the above sentence?

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    Re: briefly

    Have you tried looking the word up in a dictionary?

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    Re: briefly

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Have you tried looking the word up in a dictionary?

    1. in a few words: Let me explain briefly.
    2. in a briefmanner; quickly or brusquely: She nodded briefly and began to speak.
    3.
    for a short duration:
    He stopped over briefly in Chicago.
    ************************************************** *****************

    The above are the defination quoted from one of the dictionary. Should I talk the #3 meaning to match on the question I asked?

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    Re: briefly

    Yes.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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