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    flicking the light

    Dear Teacher

    Does the expresionn: "flicking the light" mean to 1) turn on the light or to 2) turn off the light?

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    Re: flicking the light

    It usually means to turn the light on and off quickly.

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    Re: flicking the light

    Quote Originally Posted by Gilles L View Post
    Dear Teacher

    Does the expresionn: "flicking the light" mean to 1) turn on the light or to 2) turn off the light?

    Thank you
    It can mean either. If the light is on, you "flick it" off; if it's off, you 'flick it" on.

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