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    #1

    anchoring the end

    "there was no one except for a smallish figure anchoring the end" - can't understand what the smallish figure was doing

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    #2

    Re: anchoring the end

    As for me, I could do with some wider context.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: anchoring the end

    "there was no one in the bar except for a smallish figure anchoring the end" .

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    #4

    Re: anchoring the end

    ...sitting at the end of the bar.

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    #5

    Re: anchoring the end

    It is, in jest, saying that he is there to prevent the bar from floating away.

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    #6

    Re: anchoring the end

    And it suggests the person was likely to stay at the bar.

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