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    rarely

    Hi.
    "Other rules....rarely apply to normal playing situations."

    1)Cambridge DictionaryŽ says "earely(Adv.) means "Not often"

    Does it really means not often or only on a few occasions?


    2)It mean they don't apply in normal playing or that it applies but on a few occasions?

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    Re: rarely

    Quote Originally Posted by hooshdar3 View Post
    "Other rules....rarely apply to normal playing situations."

    1)Cambridge DictionaryŽ says "e rarely(Adv.) means "Not often"

    Does it really means 'not often' or 'only on a few occasions'?
    It can mean either - and often there is no difference.


    2)Does I it mean they don't apply in normal playing or that it they appliesy but on a few occasions?It means that they do not often apply - i.e, they apply, but on few occasions.
    This is the sort of question that you should be able to answer from your own knowledge of the game.

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