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    Smile difficult sentence

    dears dir in this sentence
    Stand up and see for yourself.
    i don't understand the meaning of stand up

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    Quote Originally Posted by adel87 View Post
    dears dir in this sentence
    Stand up and see for yourself.
    i don't understand the meaning of stand up

    thank you

    Without knowing the context, I can only assume that it literally means "stand up", as in "stop sitting down", "become upright".

    Perhaps someone in the story couldn't see something because they were sitting down, so someone else is suggesting that they stand up. Once they do that, they will be able to see something for themselves!

    Personally, I'm more confused by "Dears dir in this sentence"!


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    Re: difficult sentence

    dir=dictionary OR directory

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    Re: difficult sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by cmlg38542006 View Post
    dir=dictionary OR directory
    OK, but what does "Dears directory in this sentence" mean?

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    Re: difficult sentence

    It's very difficult to comprehend the whole thing for several reasons. First, is the whole thing what you want clarified, or is it only the second line? Quotations around the text would set it apart from your own words. Second, it's difficult because more context is needed to understand what is being discussed. "Stand up and see for yourself" could be an idiom rather than a literal statement. In this case, "stand up" could mean to be in defense of one's self; "see for yourself" could mean to come to a belief or understanding of something. Finally, "dears dir" makes absolutely no sense at all.

    Please clarify.

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