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    "near the oils"


    Dear all,

    A chef says about Parmesan cheese:

    "IT DOESN'T HAVE NEAR THE OILS AND STUFF IN THE OTHER. SO IT'LL STICK TOGETHER."

    What does "doesn't have near the oils" mean?

    Thanks.

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    Re: "near the oils"

    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    Dear all,

    A chef says about Parmesan cheese:

    "IT DOESN'T HAVE NEAR THE OILS AND STUFF IN THE OTHER. SO IT'LL STICK TOGETHER."

    What does "doesn't have near the oils" mean? It means it 'doesn't have nearly as much oil'.
    'in' in that sentence is a bit odd. Are you sure 'in' is there?

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    Re: "near the oils"

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    yes. I think he means in the other kinds of cheese.

    Thanks a lot.

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    Re: "near the oils"

    [QUOTE=maiabulela;669137]yes. I think he means in the other kinds of cheese. But if the sentence is talking about Parmesan cheese, it wouldn't use "It" to refer to other kinds of cheese. 'as the other' would make more sense, but that's not your question.,

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