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    Question batter to

    Hi, everyone

    I couldn't understand the meaning of this sentence (bold). Wish someone could give me a hand :)

    "he is suave and His polished attentions were battering to a woman. He had inherited a title through his mother, a Russian countess..."

    There is no mention of any woman before or after this sentence. Any particular person does it refer to? And what does "polished attention battering to" mean?

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    Re: batter to

    I have no idea how "polished attentions" can be "battering".

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    Re: batter to

    Please name the source and author of that text, xuguang_he.

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    Re: batter to

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Please name the source and author of that text, xuguang_he.
    It is by Gene Tierney, from her autobiography called Self-Portrait. She wrote about her husband Oleg Cassini in this line.

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    Re: batter to

    JMurrah has given his/her opinion on this phrase in your other thread. To avoid confusion, I'm closing this thread.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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