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  1. claude
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    #11
    hmmm...

    'thouth she did not get a satisfying grade score, but that score was enough to enable her to enter the next higher grade'

    can i comprehend it like this?

    thanks. :D

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    #12
    Quote Originally Posted by claude
    hmmm...

    'thouth she did not get a satisfying grade score, but that score was enough to enable her to enter the next higher grade'

    can i comprehend it like this?
    No, it means that the next time her grades came out they were better. How much better we cannot be sure, but context might be helpful. My guess is that at the least she had passing grades on her next report card.

    Does that help?

    :)

  3. claude
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    #13
    ... well, still confused

    what dose 'turn around' mean here?
    what is 'to stay in school'?

    'Although my sister's grade didn't fall of the card' can be explanated as " though my sister's grade was not low'?
    and that 'of', should be 'off', isn't it? according to red's reply.

    thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by claude
    hmmm...

    'though she did not get a satisfactory grade, that score was enough to enable her to enter the next higher grade'

    Can I comprehend it like this?

    thanks. :D
    "Although my sister's grade didn't fall off the card, she turned around enough to stay in school."

    My sister's grade was pretty low at one point, but she turned it around (raised her grade) just enough so that it didn't fall off the card (so that is was above a D); which enabled her to stay in school.

    :D

  5. claude
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    Thanks a lot for Casiopea and Ronbee's explanation, I think i'v got it.
    :D

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