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beast

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well i have some difficulty in understanding this sentence

the train ran out of puff

what does it mean?

and can you give me any example related to this word * puff*
 

aziz abd

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well i have some difficulty in understanding this sentence

the train ran out of puff

what does it mean?

and can you give me any example related to this word * puff*
Stopped.
puff
 

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thanks

but i need an explanation
 

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well i have some difficulty in understanding this sentence

the train ran out of puff

what does it mean?

and can you give me any example related to this word * puff*

If someone (or in this case something) "runs out of puff" it means that it exhausts its supply of energy!

I went jogging this morning, but after 10 minutes I ran out of puff and walked home.

"Puff" is like "sufficient energy" in that example. When a person "puffs" they breathe heavily due to exertion. A steam train is said to "puff" - it's the little clouds of steam that come from it, as well as being used as the sound it makes when moving.
 

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:cool:

thank u i got it now
 
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