sealed with curses

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Where on the page is the quote?
 

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A "curse" is put upon whoever opens the game. It is "sealed" as in closed up, and a curse is given upon whoever opens it.

http://www.dictionary.com/browse/curse

Definitions 1, 2, and 3.
 

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A "curse" is put upon whoever opens the game. It is "sealed" as in closed up, and a curse is given upon whoever opens it.

Does "a curse is put upon" mean "a curse is enabled and affects to whom opens it"?

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That product description is a lackluster example of written English. It exhibits numerous grammatical errors and sentence fragments, as well as multiple punctuation errors.

I would not recommend analyzing it for learning purposes.
 

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That product description is a lackluster example of written English. It exhibits numerous grammatical errors and sentence fragments, as well as multiple punctuation errors.

I would not recommend analyzing it for learning purposes.

Is the mistakes only grammatic ones or related to word meaning?

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Much of the description is an incomprehensible word salad. There's no way to judge whether its author made more mistakes in vocabulary, grammar, or punctuation.
 

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Definition 2 is what I understand incomprehensible to mean. Its roots mean "not understandable".
 

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Definition 2 is what I understand incomprehensible to mean. Its roots mean "not understandable".
Would you explain the phrase "its roots"?

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Its etymological roots: the words from which the parts of the word descended. I was thinking of in- ("not"), comprehend ("understand"), and -ible ("able to be").
 

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Its etymological roots: the words from which the parts of the word descended. I was thinking of in- ("not"), comprehend ("understand"), and -ible ("able to be").
When a mother offended and shouted her child after saying what they should do, I know she could have said

1. Do you understand me?
2. Do you mind me?

But I am not sure if she could have asked: 3. Do you comprehend me?

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She wouldn't say 2. or 3.
 

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She wouldn't say 2. or 3.

But I remeber that I encountered with "do you mind me" and it was from a story and theydenoted mind meaning encountered. When I find it, I will add the information here.

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