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    peeled off v. slid off

    "As I gaped in amazement, the black wolf fur peeled off their arms and legs, then slid off their bodies."

    I see no difference between peeled off and slid off above. Would you please explain it? It is clear that the children dressed a wolf man costume for a joke and they were removing/taking off the dress. I know demonstrating such words are hard.

    https://books.google.com.tr/books?id...bodies&f=false

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    Re: peeled off v. slid off

    "Slid off" suggests a smooth movement, with the fur simply falling off, from the bodies to the floor.
    "Peeled off" suggests a slightly slower movement, with the connotation of a movement similar to someone peeling a banana.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: peeled off v. slid off

    Quote Originally Posted by hhtt21 View Post
    I know demonstrating such words is are hard.
    See above.
    Last edited by GoesStation; 17-Sep-2017 at 20:13. Reason: Remove a stray line break.
    I am not a teacher.

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