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    #1

    blew her nose?

    They stood without speaking while she blew her nose, and then he felt her tense to move away, and he said...

    blew her nose=?
    her tense to move away=?

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    Re: blew her nose?

    If you blow your nose, you hold a tissue up to your nose and you breathe out very hard through your nostrils. It's usually done to facilitate the removal of some kind of blockage from your nose. When you have a cold, you blow your nose very frequently in order to help you breathe more easily.

    Her body became tense in readiness for moving away from him.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: blew her nose?

    Sorry, I'm a stupid person.
    Your sentence "Her body became tense in readiness for moving away from him."
    I'm still can't understand this sentence mean.

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    Re: blew her nose?

    When you are about to move away from where you are standing, your body would tense up a little, wouldn't it?

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    #5

    Re: blew her nose?

    Polyester, I am a bit confused also. Do you have more context for us?

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    Re: blew her nose?

    Was she feeling uncomfortable with the situation? If people are uncomfortable with the way someone is behaving, they often tense up - their muscles contract and they are less relaxed - before they start to move.

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