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    #1

    stand at oneís elbow

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to give me your considered opinion concerning the interpretation of the word in bold in the following sentences?

    The Seeker was standing at my elbow.

    stand at one’s elbow = stand close by someone

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    Last edited by vil; 24-Jul-2011 at 12:36.

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    #2

    Re: stand at oneís elbow

    You are correct.

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    #3

    Re: stand at oneís elbow

    Never heard that expression before. Here, (US) we would say "stand at elbow's distance."

    Not a teacher -- AmE native

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