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    whisper of leaves clearly off to

    What is this "off"? leave or separate? I don't get it.

    ex)The sound was coming closer; he could hear the whisper of leaves clearly off to his left. On the ground before him was a stick....

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    Re: whisper of leaves clearly off to

    off = away

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    Re: whisper of leaves clearly off to

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    off = away
    Then, the whisper of leaves was going away from his left side or coming to his left side? I think the former.

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    Re: whisper of leaves clearly off to

    It was located off/away to one side i.e, not on the direct path. The word 'off' in itself does not imply movement.

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