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    immune from its behaviour

    Hi

    A woman complained that in a certain village people live like in a goldfish bowl. She didn't like that village.

    Showing that although she complained about living in
    a goldfish bowl, she was not altogether immune from its
    behaviour, Mrs Grieve said ...

    Does it mean that although she complained about living in a goldfish bowl she behaved in the same way like those who didn't complain about this way of living?

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    Re: immune from its behaviour

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    A woman complained that in a certain village people live like in a goldfish bowl. She didn't like that village.

    Showing that although she complained about living in
    a goldfish bowl, she was not altogether immune from its
    behaviour, Mrs Grieve said ...

    Does it mean that although she complained about living in a goldfish bowl she behaved in the same way like those who didn't complain about this way of living?
    It looks like that is what it means to say, but it's a bit odd.

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