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    bordered by two-by-fours

    Hi,

    Could anyone help me out with the underlined part?
    Thank you very much.

    "I want to build an ice rink in the backyard for my daughter. I began with setting up the tarp, bordered by two-by-fours that I hammered into place all week long after work."

    Thank you.

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    Re: bordered by two-by-fours

    A 2xr4 (two by four) is a board. He outlined the tarp with boards to hold it in place and serve as the edges of the rink is making.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: bordered by two-by-fours

    Lumber - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    More specifically, a 2 by 4 is a piece of wood whose height and depth you might think would measure 2 inches by 4 inches. The length you determine by either buying a standard size, or having it cut to your desired length. This is the standard piece of wood used in building houses, for example.

    It is 2 inches by 4 inches when it is undried and unfinished. It is naturally smaller when sold as finished.

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