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    dotted down

    Jam jars for example, one of my constant accessible fallbacks, can look great dotted down the table for a relaxed lunch but would be underwhelming for wedding flowers in a huge church.

    1. What does "dotted down" means?
    2. Is that "......can look great which is dotted down......"?

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    Last edited by Maybo; 26-Aug-2017 at 19:08.
    If I make any mistakes in English, please let me know!

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    Re: dotted down

    Quote Originally Posted by Maybo View Post
    1. What does "dotted down" mean?
    It means lined up one after the other.

    Quote Originally Posted by Maybo View Post
    2. Is that "......can look great which is dotted down......"?
    No. It means can look great when (they are) dotted down, etc.

    Please tell us where you found that text.

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    Re: dotted down

    In a book called Flourish
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    Re: dotted down

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    It means lined up one after the other.


    No. It means can look great when (they are) dotted down, etc.

    Please tell us where you found that text.
    So 'She look great dressing in black' = 'She look great when dressing in black' ?
    If I make any mistakes in English, please let me know!

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    Re: dotted down

    1. She looks great dressed in black.
    2. She looks great when she is dressed in black.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: dotted down

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    Please tell us where you found that text.
    Quote Originally Posted by Maybo View Post
    In a book called "Flourish".
    And the name of the author is?

    (This is like pulling teeth.)

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    Re: dotted down

    Her name is Willow Crossley
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    Re: dotted down

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    1. She looks great dressed in black.
    2. She looks great when she is dressed in black.
    Is "she dressed in black" wrong?
    If I make any mistakes in English, please let me know!

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    Re: dotted down

    Quote Originally Posted by Maybo View Post
    Is "she dressed in black" wrong?
    Yes it is. There's a verb missing.
    I am not a teacher

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    Re: dotted down

    'She looks great when dressing in black.'

    This is possible if you mean that she looks great while she is getting dressed in black. But you probably don't mean that.


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