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    comprehension

    Dear teachers,

    I have difficulty understanding the following two sentences. Could you please kindly explain them to me?

    No.1
    I know that basketball player. He would miss a cow with a pail of milk.

    No.2
    It is better to hit the road as a hitchhiker than to stare forever at the sme four walls.
    I think it means 'It's better to do something than merely wait for something to happen'. Is that right?

    Looking forward to hearing from you.
    Thank you in advance.
    Jiang

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    Re: comprehension

    He's not very accurate- a cow is a big target and a bucket of milk will cover a wide area, so he is unlikely to score much in basketball.

    2 Yes

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    Re: comprehension


    Dear Tdol,
    Thank you very much for your explanation. Now I see.

    Jiang
    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    He's not very accurate- a cow is a big target and a bucket of milk will cover a wide area, so he is unlikely to score much in basketball.

    2 Yes

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