Interested in Language
From On His Own | Print Article | Newsweek.com
In the text below, what does "dusty heat" mean?
Obama did not answer—the question seemed rhetorical—but in a way Obama's whole life has been a reply to the question Soetoro posed four decades and half a world away, in the dusty heat of Jakarta after the boxing lesson.
The climate is hot and dry, so the air becomes filled with dust.