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    Meaning of "BROWN WOOLLEN JUMPER"

    Hi,

    I tried to understand the meaning of sentence below:
    "He was given an ugly BROWN WOOLLEN JUMPER"

    Can you help me?
    What the meaning of the words in UPPERCASE LETTER?


    Thank you for your attention,


    Emerson

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    Re: Meaning of "BROWN WOOLLEN JUMPER"


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    Re: Meaning of "BROWN WOOLLEN JUMPER"

    Which word was confusing you?
    A sweater (US term) made of wool that was brown in color.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Meaning of "BROWN WOOLLEN JUMPER"

    Hi Barb_D!

    The sentence that you gave me as example helped me to understand what was wrong.
    When I translated "jumper" by Google, the translation was something like "a person who jumps".
    In fact, jumper im my sentence is something like "a coat".

    Thanks for your help!

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    Re: Meaning of "BROWN WOOLLEN JUMPER"

    Quote Originally Posted by emogen View Post
    Hi Barb_D!

    The sentence that you gave me as example helped me to understand what was wrong.
    When I translated "jumper" by Google, the translation was something like "a person who jumps".
    In fact, jumper im my sentence is something like "a coat".

    Thanks for your help!
    It's not a coat. It's more commonly called a "sweater". Here is a picture of a brown woollen jumper: http://fashionnewdesign.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/wool-sweater.jpg

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    Re: Meaning of "BROWN WOOLLEN JUMPER"

    Hi emsr2d2!

    Thanks for the correction!
    I'll pay more attention the next time!

    Once again... thank you all!

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