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    What does this sentence mean?

    Hi,

    What does this sentence mean?

    His characters not only survive their snarled problems and pratfalls but learn from their experiences.


    Thanks a lot
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    Re: What does this sentence mean?

    Context?

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    Re: What does this sentence mean?

    I've just got it. Initially, I put it down as an example sentence from dictionary.com.

    I am sorry for the inconvenience.

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    Re: What does this sentence mean?

    Help, please.

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    Re: What does this sentence mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    Help, please.
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    Re: What does this sentence mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    I've just got it. Initially, I put it down as an example sentence from dictionary.com.

    I am sorry for the inconvenience.
    Silver, you could have saved us a lot of inconvenience if you had pointed out that your quote appeared seven lines from the end of that long screed of boring text which your link led us to.

    Snarled problems and pratfalls would have made a fine, eye-catching title to your thread, rather than 'What does this sentence mean?'

    It means complicated problems and humiliating blunders.

    Rover

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    Re: What does this sentence mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    I've just got it. Initially, I put it down as an example sentence from dictionary.com.

    I am sorry for the inconvenience.
    Sorry, I took your "I've just got it" to mean, "Oh, I just realised the meaning. Sorry for troubling you."
    If you say you 'get something', or "you've got it", it means you understand it (unless, of course, you've got something else).

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