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    mouth is set

    Hi,


    I found a sentence from a book hard to understand: "He looked to him, his mouth set."

    What does it mean by "his mouth set"? Is it a closed or open mouth?


    Thanks!

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    Re: mouth is set

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    To me, it implies a closed mouth with teeth clenched, suggesting some level of determination and severity.

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    #3

    Re: mouth is set

    Is "look" followed by "to"? I don't think so.

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    #4

    Re: mouth is set

    Quote Originally Posted by UM Chakma View Post
    Is "look" followed by "to"? I don't think so.
    It can be.

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    Re: mouth is set

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    It can be.



    I have heard that English is a language which always ever changes. This may be one of that case.

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