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    which such a question evokes ...

    Hi

    A woman asked another woman about a certain man. She asked about his looks.

    The other woman's rather weary face took on the baffled look which such a question evokes in all but the very articulate.

    That sentence is a bit confusing to me. Everything's clear up to "which such a question evokes in all but the very articulate".

    How to make it simpler?

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    Re: which such a question evokes ...

    A very articulate person would be able to think of a variety of words to describe even the most unattractive person in positive terms. For example, an articulate woman might enthusiastically describe the man she's trying to set up on a blind date with her friend thusly: "His eyes are as blue as the clear summer sky, he has a strong, angular jaw and a bewitching smile. He has dirty blond hair like Brad Pitt and the body of a Greek god." A less articulate person would shrug and say "Um, he's got blue eyes and sort of blond hair and he's tall....What else do you want to know?"

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    Re: which such a question evokes ...

    Hi Ouisch.

    Actually I was more interested in paraphrasing, but I think I already got it. :)

    thanks for the fast reply

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