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    #1

    sloped down to the brow of a cliff?

    Before them the turf, dotted with white flowers, sloped down to the brow of a cliff.

    What does the sentence mean in red?

    Book:The Horse and His Boy
    Author: C.S. Lewis
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 03-Apr-2015 at 10:37. Reason: Corrected capitalisation and punctuation title and author

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    Re: sloped down to the brow of a cliff?

    The turf inclined downward toward the brow of a cliff.

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    Re: sloped down to the brow of a cliff?

    Which words were confusing you, Polyester?

    I have to say it must be taking you a really long time to read this book. You seem to querying almost every sentence.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: sloped down to the brow of a cliff?

    http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dict...se-simplified/
    'Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary, English-Chinese' may be helpful to the OP.

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    Re: sloped down to the brow of a cliff?

    I sincerely hope that Polyester is already using a good quality dictionary before coming to us for help.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: sloped down to the brow of a cliff?

    Polyester, if you look at the sentence to mean that the cliff was similar to a human head, the flowers sloped down to the level of the eyebrows.

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    Re: sloped down to the brow of a cliff?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I sincerely hope that Polyester is already using a good quality dictionary before coming to us for help.
    I checked out the dictionary, but can't understand.
    So, I post here for help.

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    Re: sloped down to the brow of a cliff?

    Which dictionary?

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    Re: sloped down to the brow of a cliff?

    oxford advance.

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