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    from side to side

    Is this sentence correct:

    1-On a
    sailboat, the shrouds are pieces of standing rigging which hold the mast up from side to side.


    I think they hold a mast up from the sides, but I am not sure one could say they hold it up from side to side.
    Maybe if the shrouds were extended across the width of the ship one could say that?

    Last edited by Tdol; 10-Jan-2014 at 13:02. Reason: Fixing link

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    Re: from side to side

    It sounds peculiar to me too.

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