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  1. Anonymous
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    bread and salt

    Dear Sir/Madam:

    I do not know what the following sentence means: He took bread and salt.

    Thanks.

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    The meaning of a sentence depends on its context. "He took bread and salt" could mean that he stole bread and salt. It could mean that he chose those items from a larger selection. It could mean that he ate bread and salt.

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    They could also symbolise hospitality.

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