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    Azucar is offline Newbie
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    Smile Please explain the meaning

    I found the phrase: But the sky knows the reasons and the patterns behind all clouds.

    Can you explain me the phrase: patterns behind?
    Can I use it in other sentences, for example: Only he knows patterns behind his words.??

    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: Please explain the meaning

    Clouds form patterns because of atmospheric conditions, etc, I don't think that this could be directly applied to your example with words- there's a change in meaning to me- if there are patterns behind words, there are secret messages, etc, which are not present in the clouds example.

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    Azucar is offline Newbie
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    Smile Re: Please explain the meaning

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Clouds form patterns because of atmospheric conditions, etc, I don't think that this could be directly applied to your example with words- there's a change in meaning to me- if there are patterns behind words, there are secret messages, etc, which are not present in the clouds example.
    Russians translated this phrase in such way:

    But only sky knows why and where the clouds move.


    Thank you very much. That's like the hidden meaning of something, As I understand)))))

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