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  1. Marina Gaidar's Avatar
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    Can a stone peep out of the water?

    Can a stone peep out of the water? Or I need some other verb?

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    Re: Can a stone peep out of the water?

    Quote Originally Posted by Marina Gaidar View Post
    Can a stone peep out of the water? Or do I need some other verb?
    Stones, of course, cannot peep. However, in certain poetic styles of writing, a stone can indeed peep out of the water.

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    Re: Can a stone peep out of the water?

    It might jut out of the water.

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