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    Watson saw Barrymore signalling the light through the window

    I have a problem with expanding it into a full sentence:
    Watson/see/Barrymore/signal/light/window.

    It's from 'The hound of the Baskervilles". The man standing at the window with the light (a lamp or a candle).

    Is this correct:
    1.Watson saw Barrymore signalling the light through the window.
    Or maybe:
    2. Watson saw Barrymore giving the signal with the light through the window.

    'Through', 'across' or 'at' - which preposition is better here?

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    #2
    I'd use "Watson saw Barrymore signalling with the light from the window".

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    #3
    Quote Originally Posted by angelene001 View Post
    I have a problem with expanding it into a full sentence:
    Watson/see/Barrymore/signal/light/window.
    Who asked you to do this exercise, angelene?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I'd use "Watson saw Barrymore signalling with the light from the window".
    I would use this or at.

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    Re: Watson saw Barrymore signalling the light through the window

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Who asked you to do this exercise, angelene?
    It's from the course book. First there is a story in the form of comic. And then this exercise.

    When I see your answers it seems so obvious :)
    But when I've tried by myself first, you can see what I've come up with :)

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