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    A sentence from a plastic plate

    Hello everybody!

    Yesterday I found in the kitchen cabinet a plastic patterned plate which bears such a sentence.
    Just think of the old-fashioned charm a full cookie jar will lend to your kitchen.

    In my opinion, the sentence under discussion could be re-typed as Just think of the old-fashioned charm which/that a full cookie jar will lend to your kitchen. The general meaning behind the bolded fragment in italics, I think, is as follows:

    A full cookie jar will add to the old-fashioned charm of your kitchen or a full cookie jar will lend the old-fashioned charm to your kitchen.

    Thank you.

    Could someone reply to my question, please?
    Please do help.

    Your help would be appreciated.
    Last edited by JACEK1; 04-Mar-2014 at 21:49.

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    Re: A sentence from a plastic plate

    Sorry, I can't see a question!

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    Re: A sentence from a plastic plate

    Just think of the old-fashioned charm a full cookie jar will lend to your kitchen.

    In my opinion, the sentence under discussion could be re-typed as "Just think of the old-fashioned charm which/that a full cookie jar will lend to your kitchen".
    Yes, but the relative is not essential.

    The general meaning behind the bolded fragment in italics, I think, is as follows:

    A full cookie jar will add to the old-fashioned charm of your kitchen or a full cookie jar will lend the old-fashioned charm to your kitchen.
    Yes. The speaker is making his/her point by telling the listener to imagine this.

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