A sentence in TV program "My son is about as subtle as an elephant with gas." There's something I don't understand: 1.an elephant with gas 2.Why is "about" added after "is"? Thanks in advance :)
Jan 19, 2017 7:02 PM
Answers · 2
An elephant with gas is a very large animal that is farting constantly. Stinky and LOUD. the "about" means that the son is almost as subtle as an elephant with gas, but not quite.
January 19, 2017
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