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    she felt she wanted an ally

    Hello.

    Does "ally" mean "support" in this sentence?

    She feld she wanted an ally so much.

    I don't have any context.

    Thanks in advance.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    #2

    Re: she felt she wanted an ally

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    Hello.

    Does "ally" mean "support" in this sentence?

    She feld she wanted an ally so much.

    I don't have any context.

    Thanks in advance.
    Did you look up "ally" as a noun in a dictionary?

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    #3

    Re: she felt she wanted an ally

    Yes, I did.
    http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dic...kiePolicy=true said it means allied persons, but I'm not sure what "allied persons" are. Ar they friends, family, people who understand you? Therefore I supposed it means "support".
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    Re: she felt she wanted an ally

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    Yes, I did.
    http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dic...kiePolicy=true said it means allied persons, but I'm not sure what "allied persons" are. Ar they friends, family, people who understand you? Therefore I supposed it means "support".
    If that is all you got, you need a new dictionary. It is a supporter.

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/ally

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    Re: she felt she wanted an ally

    Your dictionary looks much more better than mine. Thanks.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: she felt she wanted an ally

    When you said "I don't have any context", what did you mean? Did you spot the words "She felt she wanted an ally so much" floating in mid-air? There is always context.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: she felt she wanted an ally

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    Your dictionary looks much more better than mine. Thanks.
    Not much more better -- just much better. And you're welcome.

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    Re: she felt she wanted an ally

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    When you said "I don't have any context", what did you mean? Did you spot the words "She felt she wanted an ally so much" floating in mid-air? There is always context.
    I just have an exercise that sounds "translate the following sentences into your language". It does mean I have no context .
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: she felt she wanted an ally

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    I just have an exercise that sounds "translate the following sentences into your language". It does mean I have no context .
    Fair enough but what section was it in? Most textbooks are divided into chapters and have test questions at the end of each chapter which refer to specifically to aspects of the language which have been learnt in that chapter. Was this question in any particular chapter?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: she felt she wanted an ally

    No. I just train my translating skills. So, there's no any particular chapter.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

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