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    #1

    I don't understand this sentence

    Could you help me to find the right meaning of the following sentence - "That would get him on the raw"(it's from''Theatre"by Maugham).


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    Re: I don't understand this sentence

    Welcome to the forums.

    To catch/get someone on the raw means that you have touched on a sensitive subject, one that concerns and upsets the other person.

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