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    She took a lot of public properties out of her country?

    Hi
    Could you kindly tell me what other verb can we use instead of the bold one below?
    She took a lot of public properties out of her country.

    Thanks a million.
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    Re: She took a lot of public properties out of her country?

    Quote Originally Posted by moonlike View Post
    Hi
    Could you kindly tell me what other verb can we use instead of the bold one below?
    She took a lot of public properties out of her country.

    Thanks a million.
    What do you mean by "public properties"?

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    Re: She took a lot of public properties out of her country?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    What do you mean by "public properties"?

    sorry! That was the fist thing that came to my mind, actually I mean something that belongs to the people of that country. Something of high, cultural value for instance. Like something antique that's part of the history of that country. (not a bus which can be a public property, that wasn't a good term).
    Being a non-native teacher, I'm so thrilled being in such a superb forum.

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    Re: She took a lot of public properties out of her country?

    National treasures.
    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: She took a lot of public properties out of her country?

    'She removed a lot of national treasures from her country.'

    If she did it illegally:

    'She illegally removed a lot of national treasures. . . .'

    Rover

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