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    #1

    What does this mean?

    'Midnight was striking'


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    #2

    Re: What does this mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by maral55 View Post
    'Midnight was striking'
    imponente, impressive


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    #3

    Re: What does this mean?

    It depends on context, as you see.

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    #4

    Re: What does this mean?

    .......And as the midnight was striking, they found a hotel with a room for.......


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    Re: What does this mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by maral55 View Post
    .......And as the midnight was striking, they found a hotel with a room for.......
    Clocks strike at every hour. "Midnight strikes" means it is midnight on the button (exactly).

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    #6

    Re: What does this mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by Daruma View Post
    Hello.

    That means "Midnight was coming."

    Could you please describe this 'coming' more for me? do we use this phrase more in literture? in stories?

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    Re: What does this mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    Clocks strike at every hour. "Midnight strikes" means it is midnight on the button (exactly).

    you mean it's just 12?


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    #8

    Re: What does this mean?

    As explained already, the clock is striking twelve midnight.

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