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    Question 'The passanger cut free...'

    Hi,
    Couls you please tell me what this might mean? (The headline from a paper)



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    Re: 'The passanger cut free...'

    You need to give us more context.

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    Question Re: 'The passanger cut free...'

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    You need to give us more context.


    This is a part of a class activity. There are paper headlines and students are supposed to guess what has happened. So, no context is given.

    But the full sentence is, 'Passenger cut free after 6 hours of ordeal.'

    Is that when somebody's caught inside the car after a crash?

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    Re: 'The passanger cut free...'

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    This is a part of a class activity. There are paper headlines and students are supposed to guess what has happened. So, no context is given.

    But the full sentence is, 'Passenger cut free after 6 hours of ordeal.'

    Is that when somebody's caught inside the car after a crash?
    Probably, though it may be some other form of accident. For example, of the driver drove the car into a river, it's not a crash.

    As I have just written in another thread, the full meaning of headlines often becomes clear only after you read the article. This one is moderately transparent.

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