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    KLPNO is offline Senior Member
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    push about

    Hello everyone.

    I'd like to ask about the meaning of 'push about' in a sentence in the following passage:

    Every homeland was once new land, small and thin, pushed about by the willful winds. But the ground where Jopale grew up was still relatively young, and for much of its life, it had been a free-drifting body.

    And does the phrase "willful winds" means "strong harmful winds"?
    Last edited by KLPNO; 17-Jan-2008 at 21:15.

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    mykwyner is offline Key Member
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    Re: push about

    I think that the phrase "pushed about by the willful winds," means that the land was only changed by the elements, not human activity.

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    KLPNO is offline Senior Member
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    Re: push about

    Quote Originally Posted by mykwyner View Post
    I think that the phrase "pushed about by the willful winds," means that the land was only changed by the elements, not human activity.
    Thank you very much, mykwyner.

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