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    #1

    What's mean??

    I'm reading a book "charlotte's web"

    The girl 'Fern''s mother said

    "one of the pigs is a runt. it's very small and weak, and it will never amount to anything . "

    so....I don't understand that part ' amonut to anything '

    please help me ~

    thank you ~! have a good day

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    Re: What's mean??

    Quote Originally Posted by you07942 View Post
    I'm reading a book "charlotte's web"

    The girl 'Fern''s mother said

    "one of the pigs is a runt. it's very small and weak, and it will never amount to anything . "

    so....I don't understand that part ' amonut to anything '

    please help me ~

    thank you ~! have a good day
    It means it will never grow into a big, healthy pig and won't be worth any money.

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