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    dangvantuong Guest

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    what does "this" mean in the phrase "No dandy December drizzle this, but rain with attitude" in the novel "Horse whisperer"?

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    Default Re: grammar point

    Quote Originally Posted by dangvantuong View Post
    what does "this" mean in the phrase "No dandy December drizzle this, but rain with attitude" in the novel "Horse whisperer"?
    "this" refers back to something mentioned in the preceding context. The sentence could also be structured like this:

    This is no dandy December drizzle ...

    If you still have trouble identifying what it refers back to, let us have a bit more context.

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