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    vil is offline VIP Member
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    interrupt

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the verb in bold in the following sentence?

    But her husband, for they had been married four, five years now, jumped, started, and said, "All right!" angrily, as if she had interrupted him.

    interrupt = interfere in someone else's activity

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.

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    Rover_KE is online now Moderator
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    Re: interrupt

    Interrupted also means 'broke in on someone's conversation'.

    That's what it means here - started talking when he was already talking.

    Rover

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