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    Hi teachers,

    Could you please advise the definition of the word "find" in the following sentences.

    1# September finds agreeable weather in Shanghai.

    2# Saturday mornings would find me in my car, newspaper in hand, hunting down sites.

    Thanks!

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    #2

    Re: find

    2 works, but 1 doesn't sound natural to me.

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    #3

    Re: find

    Quote Originally Posted by yanx View Post
    Hi teachers,

    Could you please advise the definition of the word "find" in the following sentences.

    1# September finds agreeable weather in Shanghai.

    2# Saturday mornings would find me in my car, newspaper in hand, hunting down sites.

    Thanks!
    I agree with Tdol about #1. The sense of "find" in #2 is that of "discover". It is a little strange that a morning could find or discover something, but this expression is used. The sentence could be written: On Saturday mornings, one would find me....

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