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    simmer = to be in a simmer of distress?

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    Embattled City in Syria Simmers as Monitors Enter

    By KAREEM FAHIM 3 minutes ago

    The Syrian government pulled tanks from the streets of Homs on Tuesday as Arab League observers arrived to monitor government pledges to withdraw forces.

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    Re: simmer = to be in a simmer of distress?

    If your question is " simmer = to be in a simmer of distress", the answer is 'no'.

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    Re: simmer = to be in a simmer of distress?

    Thanks

    But I need a yes reply. What does "simmer" mean there?

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    Re: simmer = to be in a simmer of distress?

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    Thanks

    But I need a yes reply. What does "simmer" mean there?
    Have a look at the second definition in this link: simmer verb - definition in British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionary Online

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