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    Exclamation "straight down","exposed rock",loose soil away mean".

    Hello Teachers,
    According to the following attachment:
    what do
    "straight down","exposed rock",loose soil away" mean?!

    straight down means straight?!
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    Base on the following dictionaries I couldn't find the meaning which matched to the above words.

    I really appreciate your help.

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    Re: "straight down","exposed rock",loose soil away mean".

    Straight down means what it says. Imagine standing on a flat piece of ground. Start digging a hole in the ground. That is straight down.

    This article is talking about digging into the side of a hill.

    There is apparently sandstone that they are looking to dig into. This stone is underneath a surface layer of soil and vegetation. You have to remove this "loose soil" in order to "expose" the rock.

    Something that is exposed you can see.

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