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    Default It wasn't long before his knowledge showed through

    What does "showed through" mean here? Even before introducing himself, how could he show his knowledge?

    gu130)All of Dr.Lloyd Pinkham's students owe him a debt of gratitude...I remember the first time we met him. He was sitting in the classroom, wearing shorts and a t-shirt and sipping a soda. No one realized who he was, so we started chatting casually. It wasn't long before his knowledge showed through, and at that point he stood up, introduced himself, and delivered the best lecture I've ever heard. I can barely hold bak my tears at the thought of never seeing or talking with him again.

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    Default Re: It wasn't long before his knowledge showed through

    When he was chatting, it became apparent that he was a knowledgable man.

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    Default Re: It wasn't long before his knowledge showed through

    There is no indication that he started chatting before he stood up, though.

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    Default Re: It wasn't long before his knowledge showed through

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    There is no indication that he started chatting before he stood up, though.
    "No one realized who he was, so we started chatting casually."

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    Default Re: It wasn't long before his knowledge showed through

    Isn't "we" me and my friend excluding him?

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    Default Re: It wasn't long before his knowledge showed through

    He was clearly included in the chat for his knowledge to show through.

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