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    now lies the village

    A grand city once stood where now lies the village.


    What does `stood' mean in this sentence?

    Please explain this sentence.

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    Re: now lies the village

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    A grand city once stood where now lies the village.


    What does `stood' mean in this sentence?

    Please explain this sentence.
    There used to be a city where there is now a village.

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