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mayllt
which paraphrase is better? 【Johnson controlled his celebrated temper in his chiefs presence, but in the words of one man on duty outside, "he left that suite like a pistol." Max Peck, watching him shoot into the corridor, long legs pumping, thought he looked furious.】 "he left that suite like a pistol" paraphrase 1: he is furious paraphrase 2: he is so angry, that he will break out anytime.
30 okt 2012 02:22
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只是比喻,他好像一個手槍。我不知道是什麼意思,可能他好像快要殺人了?
30 oktober 2012
He was so angry that he wanted to leave before he would lose his temper. Paraphrase two gives out the shade of meaning in a better way.
30 oktober 2012
He left that suite in an angry rush.
30 oktober 2012
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