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I capture a part of the sentences as below,
"Uncle Vernon swelled ominously. His sense of outrage seemed to outweigh even his fear of this bunch of oddballs."
Please help me clear my mind of the misunderstand...
Last edited by Polyester; 01-May-2014 at 01:41.
Polyester, I do not mean to sound unkind, but it seems that Harry Potter may be a bit too advanced for your level of English right now.
Uncle Vernon was afraid of these people, but he was more angry than afraid.
Aunt Petunia was afraid that her neighbors would see these people coming to her house and that her neighbors would think badly of Petunia because she knew them and let them in her house.
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.
It seems Harry Potter is difficult for me. When I read it, I can't imagine the condition of sentences. How can I improve English skills for reading?
Choose easier books. You will be able to read Harry Potter one day!