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  1. sage
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    torment

    may i ask you a question? thanks

    And the boys, outside of tormenting Chow Chow(a dog's name) a little bit much, they werem't so bad.


    i know tormenting here is a verb. , but "outside of tormenting" ??


    thanks ^^

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    It has the same meaning as 'other than' or 'apart from'. 'Tormenting' is a gerund here.


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    This means that they torment/harass/hassle/bug the dog a bit too much, but all in all they weren't so bad.
    Outside of => except for

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