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    Re: disperse

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Surely you would disembowl ​the fish, no?
    I think the bigger question is whether that lone fish is unschooled.
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    #12

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    In any case, it wouldn't work very well. Nobody can hang around a tree all day.
    Odin disagrees.
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    #13

    Re: disperse

    Quote Originally Posted by Skrej View Post
    Odin disagrees.
    The Norse god?
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    #14

    Re: disperse

    Quote Originally Posted by Do228 View Post
    Yes I know it's difficult but Roger can guard the tree during daytime and his son does it at night. There's no other possibility because Roger is an animal lover and doesn't want to hurt or even kill the beaver.

    Does "shoo away" have the same meaning as "chase away"?
    Three things.

    1. It's more than enough to say he doesn't want to hurt it.

    2. No, but they have the same effect.

    (Edited to add (for#2) that they have the same intended effect.)



    3. This isn't a serious question, is it?
    Last edited by Tarheel; 03-Apr-2019 at 22:50. Reason: Add something
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    #15

    Re: disperse

    Quote Originally Posted by Do228 View Post
    Does "shoo away" have the same meaning as "chase away"?
    No, shoo away would probably mean that he stays roughly near the foot of the tree and uses his voice and arm movements whereas chase away would mean that he actually leaves the tree and follows the beaver out of the immediate area.

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