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  1. sherishine's Avatar
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    Question half-staff/half a crook

    "He has various postures with the gun—half-staff, half a crook for his elbows when it is over his shoulders. He will turn, suddenly realizing she is watching him. He is a survivor of his fears, will step around anything suspicious, acknowledging her look in this panorama as if claiming he can deal with it all. "


    What does half-staff mean?

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    Re: half-staff/half a crook

    Hello, I'm not a teacher.

    Where did this passage come from?

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    Smile Re: half-staff/half a crook

    The English Patient. Michael Ondaatje.

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    Re: half-staff/half a crook

    Is there anybody knows something about"half-staff"?

    Please help me ~~~~>_<~~~~

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