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    "A smile touched his lips."

    Does it mean a) he smiled lightly, b) he smiled briefly, c) both?

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    Re: Touch

    Quote Originally Posted by SafeBird View Post
    "A smile touched his lips."

    Does it mean a) he smiled lightly, b) he smiled briefly, c) both?
    It certainly means a. It might mean b but it would be difficult to tell. If I wanted to indicate both I would use "A smile briefly touched his lips" or perhaps "A brief smile touched his lips".
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 23-May-2012 at 13:17.

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