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  1. #1
    sage Guest


    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 ^^

  2. #2
    Tdol is offline Editor,
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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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