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    #1

    out-of-door?

    It didn't look at all like a cinema either;the colors were too real and clean snd out-of-door for that.

    Why does out-of-door add "-"?
    What does out-of-door mean?


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    The author is C.S Lewis.
    The book is The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
    Last edited by Polyester; 29-Mar-2015 at 11:00.

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    #2

    Re: out-of-door?

    I guess it means that they didn't look like the sort of colours that people choose for interiors.

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    Re: out-of-door?

    I've never heard that before.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: out-of-door?

    Where is this text from, Polyester?

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    Re: out-of-door?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Where is this text from, Polyester?
    The author is C.S Lewis.
    The book is The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

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    Re: out-of-door?

    Polyester, please put the source in post #1 of every thread. It is getting very tiresome to have to ask you for the source.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: out-of-door?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Polyester, please put the source in post #1 of every thread. It is getting very tiresome to have to ask you for the source.
    Done.

    What does the word mean?

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    #8

    Re: out-of-door?

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    Why does out-of-door add "-"?
    Because hyphenated words can be used as adjectives.

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    What does the word mean?
    After reading Tdol's post#2, I take it to mean 'usually for outdoor use' in this context.

    I am not a teacher. Please correct me if I am wrong.

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    #9

    Re: out-of-door?

    The OP had a typo and should have been "out-of-doors."
    Have a look here: http://www.onelook.com/?w=out+of+doors&ls=a

    I must say, however, that I've never heard that expression before!


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