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    Unhappy Can someone help me understand this please?

    Can someone help me understand this please?

    "What were you think of this lady for? " what does this mean??

    Thanks,
    Pat

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    Default Re: Can someone help me understand this please?

    Hello Pat, welcome to UE!

    Are you sure that's the sentence? It doesn't seem quite right to me.

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    Unhappy Re: Can someone help me understand this please?

    Thank you for your reply Mr.Pedantic !
    Yes, I got an email with this sentence. I cannot understand it and it doesn't make sense to me either. Wanted to see if anybody has any idea on this??

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    Pat

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    Default Re: Can someone help me understand this please?

    It's ungrammatical, and so has no sense as written. Perhaps the sentence was intended to be "What were you thinking of this lady for?"? do you have any more context for the sentence?

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    Default Re: Can someone help me understand this please?

    Maybe:

    "What do you think of this lady?"
    "For what do you think this lady would be suitable?"

    (I hesitate to ask for more context.)

    MrP

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