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    I reckon someone's having a bloody joke on me, I do. Either that or she wangled it herself, so she could come in here and have a good look round.

    Does that mean "someone" here? Pls.

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    Re: that

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    I reckon someone's having a bloody joke on me, I do. Either that or she wangled it herself, so she could come in here and have a good look round.

    Does that mean "someone" here? Pls.
    No. "That" is "the fact that someone is having a joke on me".

    So, it's either true that someone is having a joke, or it's true that she wangled it herself etc etc.

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    "wangled it" mean "played a joke on me", right? Pls.

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    No. Wangled it means she tricked her way in.

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    No. Wangled it means she tricked her way in

    In other words, she made up the joke?

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    #6

    Re: that

    I reckon someone's having a bloody joke on me, I do. Either that or she wangled it herself, so she could come in here and have a good look round.

    puzzle.
    Without further context I understand it this way: the speaker is saying that either an unspecified person is playing a joke on her, or a specified person ("she") has tricked her way in to have a look around.

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    I see. Thanks for all the responses.

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