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    dear all in these sentences
    The press is going to be short-stroking it all over.

    what is the meaning of
    is going to be short-stroking it all over.
    I got to ditch this car.
    what is the meaning of i got to

    He turned it around.
    what is the meaning of turned it around
    If you want to wait, there's a bench over there.

    what is the meaning of over there
    Move it, move it!
    what is the meaning of move it

    All right, let's get this off the road.
    what is the meaning get this off
    There's this cop scoping for you. Check it out.

    what is the meaning of scoping
    Living tissue over metal endoskeleton.

    what is the difference between over metal endoskeleton and on metal endsokeleton
    I hit the road the day she died.
    what is the meaning of hit the road
    Greenlawn Cemetery, up off the 5 freeway.
    Take years to get over it.
    We can't trace the virus or pin it down.
    what is the meaning of pin it down
    Oh, God! It's the machines. They're starting to take over.
    what is the meaning of take over
    thank you

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    Re: difficult sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by adel87 View Post
    Dear all, in these sentences...

    The press is going to be short-stroking it all over.
    What is the meaning of "is going to be short-stroking it all over"?
    Sorry, I have no idea about this one!

    I got to ditch this car.
    What is the meaning of I got to?
    It should say "I've got to" = "I must"

    He turned it around.
    What is the meaning of turned it around?
    It depends. He could be physically turning an object to face the other way. In sporting terms, it can mean that someone is losing a match, but then starts to play better and might actually win. "He turned the game around".

    If you want to wait, there's a bench over there.
    What is the meaning of over there?
    Location. The bench is visible from where the speaker is standing and he describes its location as "over there". He might be pointing at it at the same time.

    Move it, move it!
    What is the meaning of move it?
    As it's an exclamation here, I imagine it probably means "Go! Go fast!" For example, a man has just robbed a bank, he runs outside into the getaway car and shouts to the driver "Move it!"

    All right, let's get this off the road.
    What is the meaning get this off?
    Remove it. "This" refers to whatever the writer has been talking about already, probably a car. "Let's move this [car] off the road, to another place".

    There's this cop scoping for you. Check it out.
    What is the meaning of scoping?
    There is a cop looking for you/ looking at you. I would have expected it to say "There's this cop scoping you out".

    Living tissue over metal endoskeleton.
    What is the difference between over metal endoskeleton and on metal endsokeleton?
    With anatomy, I think we say that a body is made up of muscle, flesh, skin etc over a skeleton. It's like "on top of".

    I hit the road the day she died.
    What is the meaning of hit the road?
    To leave. To drive away.

    Greenlawn Cemetery, up off the 5 freeway.
    Do you have a question about this?

    Take years to get over it.
    Do you have a question about this?

    We can't trace the virus or pin it down.
    What is the meaning of pin it down?
    If you "pin something down" you find out exactly what it is, or perhaps where it is. The speaker can't find the virus, nor work out where it is, where it came from, or what it is, I think.


    Oh, God! It's the machines. They're starting to take over.
    What is the meaning of take over?
    It means they're starting to take control.

    Thank you.
    See above for my suggestions. Be careful with your capitalisation and punctuation.

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