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    Default A pair of ran shoes

    Hi all:
    "a pair of ran shoes"
    Is this a way of saying they are second-hand or something like that?
    I have seen it handwritten in a note and it could also say «a pair of "ray" shoes», but sounded a little strange to me.
    Thanks & regards

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    Default Re: A pair of ran shoes

    Quote Originally Posted by jiho View Post
    Hi all:
    "a pair of ran shoes"
    Is this a way of saying they are second-hand or something like that?
    I have seen it handwritten in a note and it could also say «a pair of "ray" shoes», but sounded a little strange to me.
    Thanks & regards
    Are you sure it is ran shoes, not running shoes? "ran shoes" makes no sense to me.

    I am not a teacher.

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    Default Re: A pair of ran shoes

    Quote Originally Posted by Searching for language View Post
    Are you sure it is ran shoes, not running shoes? "ran shoes" makes no sense to me.
    Thanks for the suggestion.
    I think it says "van shoes"...

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    Default Re: A pair of ran shoes

    Quote Originally Posted by jiho View Post
    Thanks for the suggestion.
    I think it says "van shoes"...
    That is just as strange to me.

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    Default Re: A pair of ran shoes

    Quote Originally Posted by Searching for language View Post
    That is just as strange to me.
    I think she means a pair of Vans-like shoes, but I wish I had a way to upload a little image of the text scanned…

    Thanks a lot anyway.

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    Default Re: A pair of ran shoes

    A pair of tan shoes [light, bright brown]

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    Default Re: A pair of ran shoes

    Quote Originally Posted by jiho View Post
    I don't see what the problem is Your link shows that it's a tradename. They are what they are,

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