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    take this time around

    Hi, all :)

    I found this phrase in a novel (The Marked Son) and I'd like to know the meaning. I've googled it, but couldn't find one.


    “Shelley’s my best breeder. I shouldn’t have left her, but she didn’t take this time around.

    A million thanks for your help! :D

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    Re: take this time around

    The writer mates this dog regularly, but on the most recent occasion she did not become pregnant.

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    Re: take this time around

    Quote Originally Posted by Selviya87 View Post
    Hi, all :)

    I found this phrase in a novel (The Marked Son) and I'd like to know the meaning. I've googled it, but couldn't find one.


    “Shelley’s my best breeder. I shouldn’t have left her, but she didn’t take,this time around.

    A million thanks for your help! :D
    You need to separate it like this: “Shelley’s my best breeder. I shouldn’t have left her, but she didn’t take, this time around.
    The comma is not necessary but "she didn't take" is a unit as is "this time around".

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    Re: take this time around

    Thanks a lot, 5jj and bhaisahab :) What a help!

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